NEWS RELEASE: Collier County Supervisor of Elections Announces a “Call for Heroes” this Veterans Day
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Trish Robertson
Cell: (239) 776-1131
Collier County, Fla.—11/8/2021: The Collier County Supervisor of Elections invites the community to nominate local veterans and current service men and women to be honored through their Vote in Honor of a Veteran program.
“The purpose of this program is to remind voters of the many men and women who made sacrifices protecting our liberties including the right to vote,” Jennifer J. Edwards, Supervisor of Elections.
Since its launch in 2013, over 200 veterans in the community have been honored and are represented on the Collier County Supervisor of Elections’ website and at voter registration events throughout the county.
Visit www.CollierVotes.gov/VETERANS to nominate a veteran or service member and to view those already inducted into the program.
Caption: Colonel Herbert "Herb" Savage was enlisted in the US Army between 1941 and 1962. He was a member of the US Army Corps of Engineers and saw combat in WWII and during the Korean War. Herb was also a dedicated election worker serving the voters of Collier County between 2010 and 2016.