Monday, November 12, 2001

Veterans Day events




        OHIO

        • Downtown: Bobbie Sterne, former Cincinnati city councilwoman, will be keynote speaker at the 47th annual Veterans Day program at 10:45 a.m. today at Cincinnati's main library, 800 Vine St.

        • Greenhills: Winton Woods Middle School holds United We Stand, a benefit for the American Red Cross, at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at 147 Farragut Road. The student band, chorus and orchestra perform. The PTA and Music Boosters are sponsoring a bake sale.

        • Hamilton: A veterans assembly will be held at 10 a.m. today at Monroe Elementary School in Hamilton, 951 Carriage Hill Lane.

        • Hyde Park: Veterans Day tribute, 10 a.m. today at St. Mary School, 2845 Erie Ave. Students pay tribute to the sacrifices - past and present - of parishioners in the armed services. St. Mary Parish has eight men in active service and others on standby. Family members of those in service have been invited to the ceremony. A Gulf War veteran and Korean War veteran from the parish will make brief remarks. Information: 321-0703.

        • Hyde Park: World War II Navy veteran Theodore Gardner will be the featured speaker during Wednesday's 1 p.m. program at Hyde Park Center, 2800 Erie Ave.

        • Milford: Miami Elementary, 1039 State Route 28, is holding a breakfast at 9 a.m. today to honor members of Miami Elementary families who served in the armed forces. Andy McCreanor, a Vietnam veteran, will speak during a morning assembly afterward. Information: 831-9690.

        • Mount Auburn: A special quilt exhibit, including a Red Cross quilt signed by Presidents William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson, will be displayed today at the Taft Education Center at the William Howard Taft National Historic Site. The exhibit, sponsored by the Friends of William Howard Taft Birthplace, runs through Nov. 30. Hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily at 2038 Auburn Ave. Information: 684-3262 or www.nps.gov/wiho.

        • Mount Auburn: A veterans “wall of honor” will be unveiled at 11:30 a.m. today in the Christ Hospital cafeteria, 2139 Auburn Ave. The wall contains military photos of hospital employees who are veterans. A special section recognizes family members of Christ Hospital employees serving in the military.

        • Williamsburg: A program featuring the Williamsburg Community Band and Williamsburg students will be 7:30 p.m. today at Williamsburg Middle/High School, 500 S. Fifth St.

        KENTUCKY

        • Florence: Elks Lodge No. 314 will conduct a “Salute to the Military,” 8-9:30 p.m. Friday at the lodge, 7704 Dixie Highway. A reception will be held for all military personnel in attendance.

        • Fort Thomas: In honor of Veterans Day, employees of the cardiac rehabilitation unit at St. Luke Hospital East, 85 N. Grand Ave., created a “veterans wall.” Located near the main entrance, the display includes photos of cardiac rehab patients who served in the military. Some employees have also posted their photos. The hospital will present a flower to every veteran who is a patient.

        OHIO/KENTUCKY

        • Golden Corral Restaurants hold Military Appreciation Night from 5-9 p.m. today , offering veterans and active-duty military personnel a free dinner buffet. Disabled American Veterans will be the beneficiary of any donations collected.

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Tristate pays homage to vets
- Veterans Day events
Veterans Day closings
RADEL: A Veterans Day view of America
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