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ArkLaTex honors veterans with special celebrations

You can pay tribute to our local heroes by taking part in the numerous festivities recognizing Veterans Day.
You can pay tribute to our local heroes by taking part in the numerous festivities recognizing Veterans Day.

Here's a list of events happening around town:
·    9th Annual Veterans for Veterans Biker Event - between 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Riverpark Church (formerly Hamel’s) on 3232 E. 70th St. - music, food, drinks, car show, silent auction and children's activities - 100% of the proceeds go to locally hospitalized Veterans
·    State Fair of Louisiana "Veterans Honor Parade and Celebration" -  at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 at Louisiana State Fairgounds - Airline, Bossier, Benton and Haughton ROTC groups - Airline and Parkway bands will perform - Airline Choir will perform a patriotic salute
·    St. Paul United Methodist Church Veteran's Day Program - at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 on 1001 Pierre Ave. - Refreshments will be served after the service 
·    LSU Shreveport Veterans Day Program - at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11 at the flagpole in the center of the campus - The event will feature Retired Army Maj. Ronald Chatelain as the guest speaker 
·     Southern Arkansas University annual Veterans Day Memorial Service - from 12:30 p.m. until 1 p.m. Monday,  Nov.11 in front of Harton Theatre in the mall at SAU - A reception will follow at SAU Veterans Resource Center, 208 Nelson Hall
·    North Heights Junior High Veterans Day Program - Breakfast will be served at from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov.11 at Central Baptist Church on 2117 East 35th St. in Texarkana, AR
·    Horseshoe and Harrah's Louisiana Downs is reaching out with a big "Thank You" - All veterans and active-duty personnel with a Military ID can enjoy a complimentary meal at The Spread and The Buffet on Monday, Nov. 11 - The Spread is located in Horseshoe across from CMT bar and dining hours are from 11 a.m. -9 p.m. - The Buffet is located at Harrah's Louisiana Downs across from the Inside Rail and the hours are from 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
·    Wendy's will offer free sausage biscuit to veterans in observance of Veteran's Day on Monday, Nov. 11 2013 - bring Military ID - Participating restaurants in Shreveport, Bossier City, Minden and Hope AR Area


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