Honoring Hugh McNeil on September 9, 2006
Port of Bandon
Harbormaster Bob Dearth, left, presents former port commissioner and war veteran Hugh G. McNeil with a flag during a flagpole dedication cermony after the Cranberry Festival parade September 9 at the boat basin. McNeil also was honored with a plaque for his 27 years as a port commissioner, and presentations were made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3440 and Bain Insurance Agency for their donations in the purchase of the pole.  The VFW has for many years provided the flag display adjacent to the boat basin.  The plaque honoring McNeil, as well as veterans past, present and future, will be permanently displayed athe the base of the pole.
Betty McNeill on the left with the Roses.  Behind every good Man is a good Woman.   Hugh and Betty were married on June 28, 1947.   Have been married 59 years Hats off to Hugh and Betty.