Friday, November 10, 2000
Veterans Day celebrations in Tristate
Communities throughout the Tristate will mark Veterans Day this weekend with parades, ceremonies and special programs:
BATAVIA The Clermont County Veterans Service office will hold a Veterans Day parade at noon Saturday. Lineup will begin at 11 a.m. at the Batavia Branch Post Office. There will be a flyover at 11:35 a.m. Anyone wishing to participate should call the Clermont County Veterans Service office at 732-7363.
BLUE ASH The Blue Ash Veterans Day Committee and the city of Blue Ash will hold Veterans Day ceremonies at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Blue Ash Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park, Cooper and Hunt roads. The program will feature Lt. Gen. Charles H. Coolidge Jr., vice commander of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and Bishop John J. Kaising of the archdiocese for the military services.
Postal Service ....... No delivery|
Library ....... Open
Banks ....... Firstar and Fifth Third are closed. Provident is open regular Saturday hours.*
Cincinnati: Regular schedule
Rumpke: Regular schedule
CFI: Regular schedule
Metro ....... Regular schedule
Parking meters ....... Coins required (Cincinnati)
Courts ....... Closed Friday
Federal ....... Closed Friday
City and county ....... Closed Friday
State ....... Closed Friday
Stock markets ....... Open
Ohio E-Check: ....... All stations closed Saturday.
*Fifth Third banking center at Concourse B at Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. In-store bank marts will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*All in-store branches of Firstar Bank will be open regular hours.
*Provident in-store branches open regular hours.
CHEVIOT A Veterans Day parade will be held 2 p.m. Sunday on Harrison Avenue. Members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Cheviot/Western Hills Chapter 3620, will participate for the first time, riding in a fleet of limousines.
CINCINNATI Decorated World War II Navy veteran Theodore H. Gardner will be guest speaker at the 46th Annual Veterans Day program at the Main Public Library, 800 Vine St., at 10:45 a.m. Saturday in the atrium. The program will include presentation of memorial wreaths by veterans groups. Information: 369-6959.
CROSBY TOWNSHIP A Veterans Day program to dedicate the Veterans and Citizens Memorial will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the memorial on Willey Road.
FAIRFIELD A groundbreaking ceremony for Veterans Memorial Park will be 4 p.m. Saturday in the gazebo area next to the Lane Public Library, 701 Wessel Drive.
GREENHILLS A memorial service to honor the crew of the USS Cole will be 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Winton Woods Lake. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony at American Legion Post 530, 11100 Winton Road.
GREEN TOWNSHIP Five Cheviot and Westwood funeral homes will participate in the Veterans Day 2000 National Balloon Release on Saturday. Those involved are the Rebold, Rosenacker & Sexton Funeral Home; Gump-Holt Funeral Home; Frederick Funeral Home; Vitt, Stermer & Anderson Funeral Home; and Bolton & Lunsford Funeral Home. It is part of a ceremony sponsored by Green Township VFW Post 10380 at Veterans Park on Harrison Avenue. Ceremonies begin at 11 a.m.; the balloons will be released as the ceremonies conclude about 12:30 p.m.
MONROE Mount Pleasant Retirement Village will sa lute veterans with a Stars and Stripes Forever big band dance 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Mount Pleasant activities building on Indiana Avenue. The Johnny Mack Band will be featured. There is $5 admission; call 539-7760 for reservations or more information.
MOUNT HEALTHY Wesley Werner Post 513 and Neidhard-Hensley Funeral Home will participate in a balloon release Saturday at the War Memorial, 1546 McMakin Ave. Memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. with the balloon release at 2 p.m.
NEW RICHMOND A Veterans Day service will be 10 a.m. Saturday in front of the Veterans Memorial, Susanna Way and Western Avenue.
OXFORD A Veterans Day exhibit is on display through Wednesday at the Oxford branch of the Lane Public Library, 15 S. College St.
Compiled by Janinne Thompson
and Elaine Trumpey
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