Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

November 5, 2013

Host of events set for veterans, community this week


CROSSVILLE — Thursday, Nov. 7 — Free veterans concert at Stone Memorial High School at 7 p.m. Cumberland County Community Band and Community Chorus will perform.

Friday, Nov. 8 —  Veterans to be honored at Progressive Bank, 807 N. Main St., Crossville, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free food and gifts for veterans, who will need ID (DD-214, retirement ID card or discharge papers).

Friday, Nov. 8 — Performance by Brown Elementary School students honoring veterans at 9 a.m.

Sunday, Nov. 10 — USO Shows at 2 and 6 p.m. at the Palace Theatre. Tickets on sale at the Palace Theatre from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Monday through Friday). Cost is $12 per ticket.

Monday, Nov. 11 — Performance by North Cumberland Elementary School students honoring veterans at 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Nov. 11 — Veterans to be honored at special ceremony at the gazebo on the courthouse lawn on Main St. at 11 a.m.

Monday, Nov. 11 — Veterans to be honored in the Cumberland County High School gymnasium at 2 p.m. Parking available near the gym.

Monday, Nov. 11 — Veterans Day Special Recognition event at Cumberland County Community Complex from 3:30 to 8 p.m.

Hosts will provide free barbecue sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans, cole slaw, desserts and drinks. The event will also include entertainment. All veterans, especially those who fought in wars, deserve special recognition and thanks from everyone. Organizers are requesting readers to help pass the word in order to make this a celebration all veterans will long remember. Everyone is invited.