Veterans Day events for Central Indiana 2012
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Nov. 11: Blue Star Memorial Marker Dedication Ceremony at 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM; The dedication ceremony for the Blue Star Memorial Marker at Dan Jones Road and the 200 South Roundabout will be on November 11 at 2pm.
Nov. 10: The City of Carmel, Mayor Jim Brainard and members of local veterans organizations, work together to host an annual Veterans Day Ceremony, a community event in honor of our veterans. The ceremony pays tribute and thanks those who served our country in order for us to enjoy the freedoms that we have today.
All area students are involved in this event through a poster and essay contest. The elementary grades K-5 participate though the poster contest and the middle and high school students write essays to enter into the contest. One student is selected from each grade level to attend the ceremony and present their poster or essay during the event.
Traditionally, the Carmel Veterans Day ceremony is held at noon the business day before Veterans Day, which allows our local veterans to participate in other regional ceremonies held on Veterans Day.
This event is free and open to the public. No ticketing is required.
The Carmel Veterans Day Ceremony is being held in the Tarkington Theater at The Center for the Performing Arts,One Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032 Click here for Directions.
Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony
Parnell Avenue and Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue
10:30 a.m. Musical Prelude Indiana War Memorial
11:00 a.m. Memorial Service Indiana War Memorial
11:45 a.m. Veterans Day Parade Downtown Indianapolis
5:30 p.m. Reception Primo Banquet Hall and Conference Center
6:30 p.m. Dinner Primo Banquet Hall and Conference Center
Want to help local veterans? Bring canned food or personal toiletries to the food drive at Ivy Tech (150 W. 26th Street between Capital and Illinois in Indianapolis) from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Saturday. The event benefits Hoosier Veterans Assistance Fund, which helps thousands of veterans and their family members, including children. Call 317-537-7565 with questions.
Are you a veteran? Take advantage of special deals this weekend at local restaurants.
Present your military identification to take advantage of these offers.
Famous Dave's in Greenwood - Free Two Meat Salute on Sunday, November 11. Veterans can choose two different meats served with a Corn Bread Muffin and your choice of one side.