WWII Panel Discussion

Please join DeSoto County’s “Victory Florida” commemoration--a panel discussion with WWII heroes and heroines: Carl Sharp Marine,Master of Ceremonies; Joe McKinney, Army; B.J. Norris, Army; Jim O’Leary, Army; John Pershing Platt, Coast Guard; Frances Pooser, Home Front; Jack Pooser, Dorr Field; Lee Stikeleather, Army; Lou Towne, Navy. Cosponsored by the DeSoto County Veterans Council, the panel discussion is the featured presentation for the DeSoto County Historical Society's monthly meeting, which is free and open to the public. Lunch is available for $6.00 at 11:30 a.m. by reservation only. Posters honoring individual veterans will be on display at the event. This event will also initiate a food drive in DeSoto County schools which will end on Veterans Day, November 11, 2015.

Date and Time:

12:15pm - 2:15pm August 13, 2015 - August 13, 2015


Family Service Center Annex
Corner of N. Orange Avenue and W. Effie Street
Arcadia, FL 34266

Free Event


Contact Information:

Carol Mahler