Events honor veterans around Tri-State


Starting Friday and lasting through the weekend there are plenty of opportunities around the Tri-State to honor local heroes. (WKRC)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) – Starting Friday and lasting through the weekend there are plenty of opportunities around the Tri-State to honor local heroes.

On Friday, Warren County Career Center is hosting more than 200 veterans for breakfast at 8 a.m. in the school’s cafeteria.

Fort Thomas Independent Schools is hosting a ceremony with orchestra and strings performances.

The University of Cincinnati will hold their annual Veterans Day ceremony at 10 a.m. McMicken Commons.

The Kenwood by Senior Star is hosting Colonel Brad Wenstrup at a veterans luncheon. He’ll share stories about his military service. Seating starts at 11:30 at the Marquis Theater on Kenwood Road.

At Miami University’s Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester, their annual veterans tribute will focus on women veterans. That starts at 11.

In Lebanon, the Countryside YMCA will honor veterans. The event is free and there will be speakers and music and it begins at noon. Lunch is at 1.

Saturday morning is the Disabled American Veterans 5k at Sawyer Point at 9 a.m.

Sunday when the Bengals take on the Saints in the Salute to Service game there will be a flyover during the National Anthem and a military tug of war team and All-US Army team at halftime.

They will also have a selfie with a soldier booth in the stadium and local soldiers interacting with fans.

Holy Cross Immaculata church in Mount Adams will have their 47th annual armed forces sabbath ceremony Sunday at 10:30 a.m..

Also Sunday, the Ault Park Advisory Council is hosting a rededication and ceremonial tree planting of their World War I memorial from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

This veterans day marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice ending World War I. Congressman Brad Wenstrup will be speaking and there will also be a flyover at the end of the ceremony. World War I reenactors will also be there.

At the Delhi Township Veterans Memorial Park, there will be a dedication and roll call of 40 new veterans names to the wall of honor monument.

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