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Ceremonies held around the Metro to honor Veterans

Ceremonies held around the Metro to honor Veterans”

After the ceremony, people can then attend the Veterans Day Parade that begins at 10 a.m.

A veterans breakfast reception, hosted by Cub Scouts, will be held before the parade at First Baptist Church at 7:30 a.m. Speakers will include Cmdr. Stephen Doyle, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 832 South Portland; Capt. Michael Baroody of the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England; Mayor Patricia Smith and City Clerk Emily Scully.

Veterans Day has been a national holiday since 1938, and it is recognized every November 11th.

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.

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Washington honored local veterans on Friday night with a parade through Downtown Washington, and a special recognition at the Daviess County Museum on Friday afternoon. Another ceremony will be held at the American Legion Hall on the corner of High and Middle streets, followed by a free lunch sponsored by the American Legion and prepared by the Legion Auxiliary.

Veterans Day is Saturday, and many in the Bay Area will be celebrating those who have served in the military.

At 11 a.m. the Cohasset VFW Post will be holding a brief program at the Veterans Park at the Harbor.



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