Gov. Nathan Deal will be in Winder on Saturday, March 31, to welcome home the National Guard's 185th Black Hawk unit that has returned from Iraq. The event will be from 1-4 p.m. at Winder-Barrow High School's W. Clair Harris Stadium.
To open the event, the Silver Wings demonstration parachute group from Fort Benning will make a jump into the stadium. Also participating in the ceremony will be Brig. Gen. Joe Jarrard, a colonel from Fort Gordon, U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, state Sen. Frank Ginn and state Rep. Terry England.
The ceremony will conclude with food, music and activities for children. The public is welcome to attend the free community event.