Petersburg Press

Petersburg hosts ‘Freedom Walk’

Hank Thieman speaks to the crowd attending the Freedom Walk last Saturday.On Saturday, Sept. 11, approximately 85 people gathered in the Petersburg Park for the annual Boone County Freedom Walk hosted by American Legion Post #334. In parade style, they followed flag bearers to the front of Legion building where the flags were held in formation while 9-11 was recalled.

Post Commander Hank Thieman welcomed those present stating, ” 9-11 was a call for change in America.” He introduced the guest speaker Jackie Wells, Boone County Veterans Service Officer.

The Freedom Walk is held in a Boone County community each year to commemorate 9/11.


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