Valley Veterans Day events and forecast

by Antonio Miles November 12, 2017, 1:57
Valley Veterans Day events and forecast

Parade entries included area high school marching bands, Junior ROTC programs and Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion posts.

For those who can't attend, the Courier will be showing live video of the parade from the newspaper office on Main Street.

A Veterans Day ceremony will be at the riverfront plaza's Veterans Memorial Park at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. Parade begins at 10 a.m.

The parade was followed by a brief ceremony in front of Mooresville town hall, lunch and a concert on the town hall lawn.

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The ceremony, which is open to the public without charge, is sponsored by the Virginia War Memorial, a division of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, in partnership with the Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities. "We invite everyone to be part of this long awaited moment to help celebrate and honor the service and sacrifice of our veterans", Mayor Shawn Morse said announcing the event.

The U.S. flag, Tennessee flag and each flag representing a branch of the military will be raised, led by retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col.

A wreath will be placed at the Boots and Rifle monument in honor of all those who died during conflict. The parade ends at Mill Creek Park Veterans Memorial off Broadway. A parade will begin at 10:45 a.m.at the corner of Lincoln Way and Cleveland Street and will proceed down Lincoln Way.


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