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VETERANS Day EVENTS



Published: Thu, November 8, 2012 @ 12:00 a.m.

A list of services, ceremonies and other events for Veterans Day as submitted to The Vindicator.

TRUMBULL

Girard: The Girard Community Band presents a free Veterans Day concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Girard First Methodist Church, 22 N. Market St. Veterans in attendance will be recognized. Enjoy an evening of patriotic music and show appreciation for veterans.

Warren: Ponderosa Steakhouse, 3581 Elm Road, will give all veterans a free buffet and beverage from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday.

Warren: The W.D. Packard Concert Band presents a free Veterans Day Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, at W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave. NW. Veterans who attend will be honored and recognized during the performance of “Armed Forces Salute.”

Warren: A community covenant will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Trumbull County Veterans Mem-orial, at the intersection of West Market Street and Mahoning Avenue. The community will recognize the commitment of service members and their families and show the support of employers, educators, civic and business leaders and Warren citizens.

Mahoning

Boardman: West Boulevard Elementary School, 6125 West Blvd., hosts a Veterans Day luncheon and program Friday. Veterans will enjoy a meal with students from 11 a.m. to noon, followed by a music program by West Boulevard third-graders at 12:15 p.m. Veterans are invited to share their stories and memories with the elementary students. To RSVP or for any questions regarding the program, call the school at 330-726-3427.

Canfield: 10 a.m. Sunday Veterans Day service at Canfield Presbyterian Church, 140 W. Main St.

North Jackson: A Veterans Day ceremony will be at 9 a.m. Friday in Jackson-Milton High School/Middle School Cafetorium, 13910 Mahoning Ave. Veterans, family, friends and community members are invited to attend. All branches of our armed forces will be recognized, and there will be special seating for veterans who attend. All veterans are invited to stay for refreshments after the ceremony.

Struthers: A Veterans Day ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Struthers Veterans Memorial, at the corner of Morrison St. and Euclid Ave. Guest speaker at the event will be Army Lt. Col. Roderick A. Hosler, who has served in many positions in active and reserve duty and is now the professor of military science at Youngstown State University. The Struthers High School Band, with students Tyler Guerrieri and Alyssa Gage, will participate.

Youngstown: A Veterans Day assembly will be at 9 a.m. Monday at Youngstown Christian School, 4401 Southern Blvd. Guest speaker will be Lt. Col. Erik Nagy, commander of the 437th Military Police Battalion. Several units in his battalion are serving in or getting ready to serve in the Middle East. The assembly will conclude at 9:30 a.m. All veterans are invited to stay for breakfast after the assembly.

Youngstown: American Legion Post 504 will honor and celebrate veterans at 5 p.m. Sunday at 2225 Glenwood Ave. Keynote speaker is the Rev. Jack Pettis, retired Navy veteran. Special honoree is Cynthia Carter, the post’s first female member. Refreshments will be served.

Youngstown: The United Veterans Council of Greater Youngstown will observe Veterans Day at 11 a.m. Sunday at the rotunda in the Mahoning County Courthouse, 120 Market St. Jan Brown will be master of ceremonies; outgoing commander, William Pacak, and Barry Landgraver, director of the Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission, will share remarks; Army Col. Walter Duzzny will speak; and Marine Corps League Tri-State Detachment 494 will post the colors and provide the rifle salute. At 11:45 a.m, the gathering will travel to the Civil War monument downtown, where a wreath will be laid in honor of all veterans.

COLUMBIANA

East Palestine: Veterans from the East Palestine City School District are invited to a Veterans Day Assembly at 8 a.m. Friday in the high school auditorium, 360 W. Grant St. Veterans are asked to call the high school to sign up for the program at 330-426-9401.

MISCELLANEOUS

On Sunday, all area Handel’s locations will participate in “Let Us Serve You,” a Veterans Day recognition where they will offer free single cones to all veterans and military personnel with a valid military ID.

The 12th annual Golden Corral Restaurants Veterans Appreciation Dinner is from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday. The free meal is available to anyone who has served in the U.S. military including retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard or Reserve, at all Golden Corral Restaurants.

T.G.I. Friday’s, 7165 Tiffany Blvd., Youngstown, will honor veterans with a free lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday. Take proof of military service, which includes a U.S. uniform services ID card, a U.S. uniform services retired ID card, a current leave and earnings statement, veterans organization card, a DD214 or a photograph in uniform, or wear your uniform.


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