Veterans Day Events in the Mid-Ohio Valley

Pauline Gross
November 12, 2017

The Denver Veterans Day Parade took place in downtown on Saturday morning. Gen. Robert J. Skinner, deputy commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, was the other grand marshal.

The parade was put together by the Colorado Veterans Project.

Parade entries include the Knights of Columbus color guard, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Daughters of the American Revolution, veterans and their families, veterans' wives and widows.

The event will feature representatives from all the military branches as well as performances by the marching bands of the University of Nebraska at Kearney and Kearney High School. A brief memorial ceremony will take place immediately following the parade, in Folsom City Lions Park at the Veterans Memorial.

A ceremony at the park will follow at 11 a.m.

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After the parade ended, Lauren and her class sang "God Bless the U.S.A." for the Local 6 crew.

Communities across the South Shore will be holding events this weekend in observance of Veterans Day. He's glad to see such a good turnout and the thanks shown by people for military veterans and their service.

The City of Pearl held a program as well. Following the ceremony, a luncheon for veterans is at East End United Methodist Church on the corner of East Main and Fairground Street.

Parade participants will have to line up at 9 a.m.

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