Middle Georgia State, Macon-Bibb to Host Veterans Day Ceremony at Coleman Hill

Author: News Bureau
Posted: Thursday, November 4, 2021 12:00 AM
Categories: Events- Public | Pressroom

Macon, GA


For the sixth consecutive year, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) and Macon-Bibb are co-hosting a Veterans Day ceremony at Coleman Hill in downtown Macon.

The event, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11. In addition to honoring all veterans, participants will remember the sacrifices of those made by the 151st Machine Gun Battalion, 42nd Rainbow Division, members of which lost their lives during World War I. The ceremony takes place at the Coleman Hill monument established in memory of those battalion members.

MGA President Dr. Christopher Blake will present challenge coins to veterans who attend the event. Macon-Bibb Mayor Lester Miller also is scheduled to attend.