Honoring Our Veterans – November 11.

MARIETTA’S VETERANS PARADE

The Veteran’s parade1Day Parade will be held on November 11 and the parade will start promptly at 11 am from Roswell Street Baptist Church and travel the mile on Roswell Street to Historic Marietta Square. There will be a display of military vehicles at the ceremony following the parade.

The Grand Marshal is Carol Mutter who is the first female 3 star General Officer in the American Military. Our theme is the contribution of women in the military to defending our freedoms.

Participants include bands from the 116th Army, Marietta HS, South Cobb HS, Sprayberry HS, Walton HS, and Wheeler HS. JROTC units from Allatoona HS, CampbellHS, Hillgrove HS, Lassiter-Pope-Kell HS, Marietta HS, Osborne HS, Pebblebrook HS, Sprayberry HS, and Kings Academy. USO, Marine Corps League, American Red Cross, Blue and Gold Star Mothers, Civil War Reenactors, Share Military Initiative from Shepherd Center, Hero Run 5K for Wounded  Soldiers, and lots of veterans representatives of WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq, Afghanistan wars.
General Mutter will be hosted by the Mayor of Marietta as she delivers a speech at 12 noon.

vetslunch1Kennesaw Offers Free Lunch to Honor Vets

In recognition of Veterans Day, the City of Kennesaw will honor the service of military members past and present with a complimentary lunch on Monday, November 11 from noon to 2 pm at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive.
“Veterans Day is a special day we set aside to honor the service and sacrifice of those who served in our military and their families,” said Kennesaw City Councilman Tim Killingsworth, a former US Marine. “This is one small way to acknowledge their contribution in protecting and defending American freedoms.”

North Cobb American Legion Post 304 is partnering with Kennesaw city officials to host the lunch.  Thanks to additional sponsors California Dreaming Restaurant, Whole Foods Market, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Papa John’s Pizza, SCANA Energy, Jim Tidwell Ford, Amason Family Dentistry, and Think Melissa Real Estate Team. All veterans and active duty military are invited to attend and no identification will be required.

ACWORTH’S Veterans Day Ceremony

SONY DSCJoin the City of Acworth on Monday, November 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Patriots Point at Cauble Park, home of the Veterans Memorial to honor our nation’s veterans.

The City of Acworth would like to say thank you to those who have faithfully served their country as well as those who are now serving. Acworth is honored to have these brave men and women living in our community and what better way to honor them than to host a Veterans Day Ceremony.

For more information about the ceremony or to purchase a paver visit www.acworthparksandrecreation.org or call the Parks and Recreation Office at 770-917-1234.

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