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Veterans Day activities offered throughout county

| November 5, 2014

Veterans Recognition Program: 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, Signature Healthcare of Coshocton. – POSTPONED

Wal-Mart Salute to Veterans: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. All veterans and the public are welcome to attend. Kathy Stevens will sing and there will be cake and coffee after the ceremony.

Isleta UMC patriotic program: Isleta UMC invites all veterans to a patriotic program at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, in the church sanctuary. The Isleta choir will sing the musical “A Patriot Salute,” and there will be readings and other musical selections. The Newcomerstown Honor Guard will post the colors and Jim Barstow will give updates of services provided at the Coshocton County Veteran’s Service office. All veterans will be honored. Following the program, there will be a delicious free meal 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 monetary donations, combs, brushes, disposable razors, gum, hard candy, soap, coloring books, colored pencils, postage stamps, security envelopes, telephone cards, writing tablets and word search/crossword puzzle/Sudoku books.

Veterans Recognition Service: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, West Lafayette United Methodist Church.

Coshocton County Veterans Day Ceremony: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, court square. Guest speaker will be Becky Bowden, member of the Local Blue Star Mothers Chapter #OH59 and featured speaker will be United States Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant James C. Priest

Free veterans dinner and dance: The Coshocton Elks will once again hold a free dinner for all veterans and their spouses from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11. This year’s dinner will also feature Revolutionary Sounds and Lighting playing music from the 40s, 50s and 60s. The dance floor will be open and all are invited to dance to their favorite songs. A dinner of SOS will be served along with green beans, coffee, tea and sheet cake for dessert. The Elks lodge is located at 434 Chestnut St. across from PNC Bank.

Honor Flight Presentation: 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, Senior Center.

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