Ceremonies planned in observance of Veterans Day

Veterans Day services and programs are planned in several locations around Hamilton County this week.

In Webster City, a Veterans Day program will be held at the Webster City Middle School multi-purpose room on Friday, Nov. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Marvin Carr, American Legion Post 191 Commander, will present the speech at the event.

The Webster City High School will be holding a Veterans Day program beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 at the Webster City High School Gymnasium. Sergeant First Class Shawn Bryant will be speaking at the event. His message will center around the significance of the flag and flag etiquette.

The ceremony will also include performances from the high school band and choir and special performance by The Dance Connection.

A reception honoring veterans and their families will be held before the ceremony from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The community is welcome to attend the reception and service to honor those who have served.

An open house will be held at the depot museum at Wilson Brewer Park on Sunday, Nov. 12, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This open house is to celebrate Veterans Day and honor all of those who served.

Inside the depot is a large military display. This display was made possible by Frank Bonebright who was the grandson of Wilson Brewer and a member of the National Guard for 18 years, as well as being an expert marksman.

In addition to the military display, there are three other rooms with many different types of artifacts.

Stratford

The Hamilton County Freedom Rock Park Committee has announced an event will be held to honor all veterans and dedicate the Hamilton County Freedom Rock.

This event is scheduled for Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. It will be held at the Hamilton County Freedom Rock Park, 830 Shakespeare Ave.

The rain location for this event will be held at 827 Shakespeare Ave., Smoke King Bones Restaurant.

Jewell

South Hamilton High School will have a breakfast at 8 a.m. on, Thursday, Nov. 9 followed by a ceremony at 9 a.m.

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