Published: Sat, November 11, 2017
World | By Melba Underwood

Veterans Day scheduled in Helena area

Veterans Day scheduled in Helena area

The parade will begin on 11th Street, travel north on South Davis Avenue and end at Third Street.

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The service of all US military veterans is saluted with the annual Veterans Day observance on Saturday, November 11, at the Veterans Memorial Building in Sonoma.

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The Mississippi National Guard hosted a Veteran's Day Memorial and wreath-laying ceremony Friday, November 10 at the Mississippi War Memorial in Jackson. The services it provides include assisting surviving spouses obtain benefits, dependents receive education benefits and financial hardship assistance to veterans.

The East Helena post of Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold its annual Veterans Day Parade at 11 a.m. Saturday.

It stepped off at 12:30 p.m.in front of City Hall on Lakeside Avenue. Frank Carr of the American Legion Department of Virginia; Dr. Clay Mountcastle, director of the Virginia War Memorial; and John L. Newby II, commissioner of the state Department of Veterans Services.

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All current and former members of the military are invited to arrive from 10-10:30 a.m.to socialize, enjoy coffee and bagels and be seated in a reserved section.

The celebration starts at 8 a.m. with the Travis Manion Foundation 9/11 Heroes Run and is followed by an AARP Veterans Job and Resource Fair that will run 8 a.m. -noon in Hermann Square at City Hall.

Cracker Barrel honors veterans with a special offer - Veterans get a complimentary piece of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake at all of Cracker Barrel's 646 store locations.

The Redondo Beach Veterans Day ceremony will begin at 1 p.m.at Veterans Park.

In his Veterans Day proclamation, President Donald Trump said, "Our veterans represent the very best of America". The Boy Scouts will also be holding a flag retirement ceremony at 2 at the Whipple Senior Center.

Stojack was a Navy veteran who served with Seal Team 6 during the Vietnam War, according to Adams. The event will feature the Rancho Cordova River City Concert Band, a brick dedication ceremony, refreshments and more.

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