Veterans Day is today and schools, civic organizations and local governments are planning events to honor local veterans.
The public is invited to attend.
Emmanuel United Methodist Church will hold a Veterans Recognition dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday at 2732 Martinsburg Pike, Stephenson.
Shenandoah Memorial Park
Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel, at Shenandoah Memorial Park, 1260 Front Royal Pike, will hold a Veterans Day service at 10:30 a.m. Monday.
Middletown will hold a Veterans Day service at 2 p.m. Monday at Veterans Memorial Park on Main Street (U.S. 11) at the south end of town.
Stephens City will hold its Veterans Day ceremony at 8 a.m. Monday at the town’s Veterans Memorial at 5516 Main St. Guest speaker will be Adam Packham with Heroes on the River.
Clarke County will hold a Veterans Day Program from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Clarke County High School (627 Mosby Blvd., Berryville). The program is free and open to the public. The Clarke County High School Jazz Ensemble begins playing at 1 p.m. The Clarke County Community Band performs at 2 p.m. Guest speakers are U.S. Marine Corps Col. [Ret.] Harvey Barnum and Dr. Richard Siemens of the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Contactcccb.firstname.lastname@example.org. Visitclarkecountycommunityband.com.
City of Winchester
Veterans can enjoy designated park programs and facilities for free through Nov. 15. Free programs and facilities include: indoor pool, fitness room, gymnasium (during open gym times), billiards table, racquetball court (reservations recommended) and fitness classes (Yoga, Zumba, Water Aerobics, and Aqua Arthritis).
Winchester National Cemetery
The Department of Veterans Affairs and Winchester National Cemetery will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at Winchester National Cemetery, 401 National Ave. The keynote speaker will be Senior Chief Yeoman Ralph H. Hensley III, U.S. Navy retired.
Cemetery staff will be present to discuss products and benefits for veterans and their families. Park along National Avenue. Parking at the cemetery is prohibited.