Winters honoring Veterans, the Unknown Soldier at luncheon

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By Rob Coman
Special to the Express

The Historical Society of Winters and the Rotary Club of Winters will be hosting a Veterans Day Lunch on Nov. 10 from 12 p.m. till 1:30 p.m. in the Winters Opera House.

The program will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and all Veterans and their spouses or partners in the Winters area are invited to attend. The program will consist of a brief visual presentation on the history of the tomb as well as guest speaker Sgt. Lee Colman, formerly of the 3rd Regiment — the “Old Guard.”

Colman will talk about his service as a member of the Honor Guard at Arlington Cemetery.

A sandwich lunch will be served. Lunch will be free for Veterans and spouses. Others will be asked for a $10 donation.

Reserve a seat by signing up at the Winters Museum by phoning 530-304-1528 or going to

The event is part of the “Lest We Forget” Yolo County and WWI project.

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