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Veterans Day parade, ceremony and events take place Saturday in Gillette

Veterans Day parade, ceremony and events take place Saturday in Gillette

The Student Veterans Association at Parkland College is sponsoring a 2017 Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m.in the stage area of the Student Union (U building).

The event also aimed to educate the students a little by featuring guest speaker Amy McCarthy, who has served in the United States Air Force for almost 30 years. Col. Stephen M. Kravitsky will speak.

The Veterans Day ceremony includes the posting of the flags, guest speakers from the American Legion and Auxiliary, musical selections performed by the middle and high school choir and band, and the introduction of veterans by their branch of military service.

Pineywoods Community Academy: Dr. Sarah Strinden Elementary will have a program Friday at noon to honor veterans.

Dean Morgan Junior High School, 1:35 p.m.

All veterans are welcome and should plan to arrive at the school, 2900 Cyclone Dr., by 8:45 a.m. Refreshments will be served and the program should last around 45 minutes.

Veterans and ROTC students visited Franklinville Elementary School to host a Veterans Day seminar for students this past Tuesday.

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It was a patriotic scene at the Custer Armory as the entire district gathered to honor Veteran's day.

Vermilion County Joint Veteran Council Veterans Day program will be at 10:30 a.m. November 11 at the Middle East Memorial, Danville.

Though he did not serve in the military personally, he saw how the service of some family members included the whole family.

As a special treat, Courtney Gardner Billings, Bucktail High School alumna, will return to the stage as a veteran to entertain with a musical selection. For more information about the meal or the missions teams' 2018 agenda, call Thelma at 814-355-7134.

As Veterans Day approaches this weekend, communities are already celebrating our nations heroes.

The Pennsylvania Military Museum will be open on Veterans Day with free admission for military veterans and their immediate family members.

The annual Memorial Ceremony honoring veterans begins at 11 a.m. Saturday in Lasting Legacy Park.


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