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Veteran’s Day Commemorations

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Nov. 8
Mabank Intermediate School Jr. Police Explorer Veteran’s Day Ceremony 5:25 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 8 – 11
Huddle House, GBC - Free Fluffy Sweetcakes to Active Military and Veterans.

Nov. 9
Veterans Memorial Garden at the Lake 10:30 a.m. to noon by Sarah Maples Chapter DAR
Program includes guest speakers, commemorations and patriotic songs by Mabank Junior High Choir.

Nov. 10
The Texan Veteran Day Celebration sponsored by the City of Athens and Helping our Heroes Project 7 p.m.
Music by John Randolph, guest speaker James “Butch” Lawson.

Nov. 11
Kemp High School Veterans Ceremony 8:45 a.m. Football Stadium
If weather is bad, event will be moved to the High School gym.

East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society Veterans Ceremony 11.a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Wall (If raining will be under the pavilion).
Guest speakers include Larry West Marine Veteran, Athens Mayor Monte Montgomery, Pct. 4 Commissioner Ken Geeslin and First Christian Church Minister Kern Railsback.
Music by South Athens Elementary Choir and Athens High School Concert Choir.

Nov. 16
Memorial for War of 1812 Veteran Thomas Priddy 2 p.m.
Held at Fox Cemetery, 9918 County Road 110 (southeast of Kaufman off FM 1836).
Sponsored by the Captain James Burleson Chapter – Texas Division National Society U.S. Daughters of the War of 1812 and the Craig Austin Rowley Chapter General Society War of 1812.