Womack portrait to be unveiled during Fab FourthPublished 5:57pm Wednesday, June 27, 2012
At 11:50 a.m. on Wedneday, July 4, during Columbus’ 50th Fabulous Fourth Celebration, a ceremony will be held to dedicate and unveil the new portrait of Bryant H. Womack, created for Polk County by Rich Nelson of Tryon.
The event will be held at the corner of Hampton Court and Hwy. 108.
This ceremony will honor Bryant H. Womack, a young soldier from Polk County who died while serving in the Korean War.
The brief ceremony includes:
• Welcome by Ray D. Gasperson, chair of the Polk County Board of Commissioners
• The presentation of colors by the Polk County Honor Guard
• A medal of honor citation presented by Polk County Manager Ryan D. Whitson
• Unveiling of the portrait
For more information, call the county manager’s office at 828-894-3301 ext. 7.
– article submitted
by Dianne Timberlake