Monday, May 27, 2019

Veterans Appreciation Reception

A Veterans Appreciation Reception was held at the Bogue Falaya Hall at Covington City Hall Monday morning. The special event welcomed more than 100 armed forces veterans for food, refreshments and musical entertainment.

The program was sponsored by the Covington Heritage Foundation and the City of Covington. 

Here are some photos. Click on the images to make them larger. 

Mayor-elect Mark Johnson greeted veterans at the door.

Gina Hayes, president of the Covington Heritage Foundation and Chief Administrative Officer of the City of Covington, welcomed those present, thanking the sponsors of the event. Sponsors included Coastal Environmental Services, C. J.'s Florist, Champagne Beverage, Gallagher's Grill, Heritage Bank of St. Tammany and Zoe's Bakery. Covington High School Talented Music Program provided the music.

Alice Couvillon led the prayer.