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12 November 2017, 01:59 | Colleen Roy
VETERANS SHINE ON LIGHTING CEREMONY
The Denver Veterans Day Parade took place in downtown on Saturday morning. The route is created to accommodate a ceremony at Savannah Veterans Park immediately following the end of the parade at approximately 10:45 a.m. Here's a look at some events, freebies and the forecast for Veterans Day Weekend.
A Veterans Day concert will be held at 2 p.m.at the Tobin Center.
Veterans are invited to the Fraternal Order of Eagles for coffee and donuts following the ceremony.
Parade entries included area high school marching bands, Junior ROTC programs and Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion posts.
Also at 9 a.m. a Korean War Memorial Ceremony will take place at Jackson Square in Weymouth which will be followed by a parade to the Ralph Talbot Amphitheater for a re-dedication of the Veterans Memorial Wall. Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph R. Menard, a combat engineer, will be the keynote speaker, discussing the contributions of Army engineers during war and peace.
During the ceremony, Walter Eugene Lowrey has honored as the 2017 Distinguished Veteran and the parade's grand marshal.
This year's parade route begins at the Hardin County Courthouse and ends in front of Savannah City Hall at Hanna Boulevard. A parade will begin at 10:45 a.m.at the corner of Lincoln Way and Cleveland Street and will proceed down Lincoln Way.
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