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The City of Canal Winchester, with Canal Winchester Senior Citizens, Inc. and VFW Post 10523 will host a Veterans March and Ceremony on Saturday, November 10. The public and members of the media are invited to join veterans, city officials, and guests for this patriotic event.
Details: Veterans March & Ceremony, 10:00 A.M.
A Veterans March will begin at Frances Steube Community Center’s 22 S. Trine St. entrance and continue onto East Waterloo between Trine and High Street, turning at S. High Street to end at Stradley Place.
A ceremony at Stradley Place (located next to Canal Winchester Municipal Office Building at 36 S. High Street in downtown Canal Winchester) will be held immediately following the veterans march.
The ceremony will include remarks from Commander Rick Williams of VFW Post #10523 and a keynote address by U.S. Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Edward Taylor III. Other highlights will include a special performance of our National Anthem by Councilman Mike Walker, patriotic selections by CWHS Marching Band and CWHS Select Vocal Ensemble, a 21 Gun Salute, and the playing of Taps.
During October, event organizers request submissions of veteran photos, including name, service dates, and branch of service. Photos will be displayed in an honorary window exhibit at the city’s municipal building, and highlighted during November 10 events. Please note: Photos previously submitted will be exhibited again and do not need to be resubmitted this year.
Photo submissions should be copies of an original photo, show veterans or active military personnel in uniform, be no larger than 5x7 and include the following information on the back:
Photos can be dropped off at the Canal Winchester Municipal Office Building (36 S. High St.) or The Frances Steube Community Center (22 S. Trine St.). Submissions may also be submitted electronically on the city’s website or emailed to email@example.com. Please submit photos by October 31 for inclusion.
November 10 veterans celebration will also feature a free pancake breakfast for veterans and their families (including widows and widowers) at the Frances Steube Community Center from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to view a commemorative presentation featuring the photo submissions.