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Area Veterans Day events planned

By Victoria Advocate
Nov. 9, 2012 at 5:09 a.m.
Updated Nov. 10, 2012 at 5:10 a.m.


Many Veterans Day ceremonies are planned through the weekend.

Here are some:



Calhoun County • The Port Lavaca community will have a Veterans Day Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday. The parade, hosted by the American Legion, the American G.I. Forum and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, will begin at Sandcrab Stadium, travel down Virginia Street and end at the bayfront. Following the parade, veterans and their families will be invited to lunch at the G.I. Forum.



DeWitt County• The DeWitt County Vietnam Veterans will hold a brief ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Vietnam memorial in Yorktown.

• Cuero VFW Post 3972 will hold a Veterans Day ceremony on the DeWitt County Courthouse lawn at 10 a.m. Monday. The featured speaker will be James Faulkner, formerly of San Antonio.



Lavaca County • Sacred Heart school will host a program at 8:05 a.m. Monday at the flag pole.

• Ezzell school district's Veterans Day program will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the gymnasium.



Refugio County • The Refugio Chamber of Commerce and Refugio Vintage Bank will sponsor an appreciation breakfast for all veterans at Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1002 Victoria Highway at 8 a.m. Monday.

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