Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Happy Veteran's Day

November 11th is Veteran's Day. Take a moment and thank a veteran for their service to our great country.

The National Veteran's Day Ceremony information is available here. Locally there are a few things going on:
  • Active duty and retired military will get in free to the Volusia County Fair
  • Volusia County Public Schools are closed
  • The Parade in Deland begins at 11am honoring Volusia County Veterans.
  • Outback Restaurant is offering free Bloomin Onions and Dessert to active duty and retired military.
  • Applebees is offering free meals to active duty and retired military.
  • On Thursday, November 12th the annual Salute to Veterans luncheon will be held in New Smyrna Beach. The Republican Club of Southeast Volusia County will meet at Smyrna Yacht Club at 11:15 a.m. with a buffet lunch served at 11:45 a.m. Guest speaker, Major Mario D. Ochoa, head of Spruce Creek High School Junior ROTC program, will be accompanied by Battalion Commander Hannah Herrero and their Color Guard. For further information, to make a reservation, or to sponsor a veteran at this important event please call (386) 427-2543.