11 in HIGH x 8.5 in WIDE
(27.94 cm HIGH x 21.59 cm WIDE)
Museum collection

This flier was found in storefront in Sutter Creek and given to Adam Nilsen by the shopkeeper. Background shows a faded partial American flag, with overlaid text and a photograph of the deceased soldier in uniform. The text reads: Ms. Robyn Ornsby Requests the honor of your presence At the Bridge Dedication Ceremony for her son P.F.C. Jay-D Ornsby-Adkins On Sunday, the fifth of October Two thousand and eight At eleven o'clock American Legion Hall 12134 Airport Road Sutter Creek, California Jay was an Ione soldier who paid the ultimate sacrifice on April 28, 2007 while serving his country in Baghdad, Iraq. A bill was recently passed to name the Amador Creek Bridge on the new bypass in honor of Jay. Through the family is grateful for the honor bestowed on them they must raise the funds to purchase the sign. Donations would be appreciated. Please send donations to the American Legion at P.O. Box 964 Sutter Creek, Ca 95685. C/O the Jay-D Ornsby Memorial Bridge. The Memorial Program will include: Color Guard Honor Guard A Bugler A Fly over Speakers will include: Senator Dave Cox County Supervisor--Richard Forster Department of Commander--Al Lenox Ione City Manager--Kim Kerr There will be a luncheon immediately following the ceremony with a no-host bar.
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