Celebrations across OR for Veterans Day

12 November, 2017, 02:00 | Author: Brian Mcdaniel
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Speakers will include Ernest Shorey, Andrews Post 17, American Legion; Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling; and the Rev. William Doughty. The parade is scheduled from 11 a.m.to noon and will be led by 100 veterans from Bay Area motorcycle clubs. Guest speaker will be Alice Kraatz, 12, who initiated the effort to include MI with other states that have a Vietnam Veterans Day.

Allegan General Hospital is kicking off Veterans Day weekend on Friday, Nov. 10, by offering free lunch to veterans from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m.at its Riverfront Café in the basement level or Fresh Start Café on the main level at 555 Linn St.

"This parade and ceremony is sought to honor all veterans, those killed in action, deceased, wounded, veterans" families".

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The grand opening of Cohoes Veterans Memorial Park will be held Saturday, Veterans Day, will begin with a flag raising followed by the park renaming dedication and ribbon cutting. Duxbury will also be holding a ceremony at the Veterans Park at the Harbor that will include a toast to Veterans.

On Sunday Braintree VFW Post 1702 will be holding a 5K walk and cookout with the walk starting at 9:30 a.m. on John F. Kennedy Memorial Drive.

About Dan McCready Dan McCready is a South Shore native who's happy to be back working in his home region.After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS!

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