Numerous events planned to celebrate Veterans Day

| November 9, 2013

COSHOCTON – Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11 and there are several opportunities throughout the county to honor the men and women who have served in our armed forces.

Wal-Mart Veterans Appreciation

The local Wal-Mart will hold a special ceremony to honor veterans at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

Isleta UMC Veterans Day Program

Isleta UMC invites all area veterans to a patriotic program at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in the church sanctuary. The Isleta Choir will sing the musical, “America the Beautiful” and there will be readings and other musical selections. Dave Dilly will speak about Coshocton County’s latest Honor Flight and Sergeant Nathan Hardesty will speak about his service in Afghanistan. All veterans will be honored and there will be a free meal after the program for all in attendance. Attendees are asked, but not required, to bring a donation for the Louis Stokes VA Center in Cleveland. Needed items are combs, brushes, disposable razors, gum, hard candy, soap, coloring books, colored pencils, new playing cards, postage stamps, security envelopes, writing tablets and word search/crossword puzzles/Sudoku books.

Coshocton Veterans Day Ceremony

The Coshocton County Veterans Council will have its annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11 on the court square. Guest speaker is retired Brigadier General Myron Ashcraft.

Veterans Dinner at the Elks

The Elks have a motto that says, “So long as there are veterans, the benevolent and protective order of Elks will never forget them.” With that in mind, the Coshocton Elks will hold its annual veterans dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the lodge at 434 Chestnut St. All veterans and their spouses and families are invited to attend at no charge. The annual dinner is just one way the Elks says thank you to the men and women who have given so much to protect our freedom.

Honor Flight Presentation

There will be a presentation on the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Coshocton Senior Center on Browns Lane.

Veterans Day Soup Supper

Veterans eat free from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 at Prairie Chapel UMC located at US 36 and CR 23. Menu includes homemade soups, sandwiches, pies and cakes and beverages.

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