Veterans Day events listed

Seaford event at Kiwanis Park
SEAFORD — The Seaford Veterans Day ceremony, sponsored by the Seaford Veterans Committee, will be held Monday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at Kiwanis Memorial Park adjacent to the intersection of Stein Highway and Atlanta Road.
The guest speaker is Lieutenant Ret. Col. David Smith, United States Marine Corps, who is the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) advisor at Woodbridge High School.

In event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at the Seaford High School auditorium, 399 N. Market Street, Seaford.
On behalf of the committee, consisting of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4961, American Legion Posts 6 and 37, AMVETS Post 1694, Marine Corps League Detachment 780 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, co-chairmen Joe Tune and Pete Bohn extend an invitation to the public to attend this event as the community honors the service and sacrifices of all veterans who have or are serving this Country.

Following the ceremony at 1 p.m., American Legion Post 6 (Log Cabin) on Front Street, Seaford, and VFW Post 4961 on Middleford Road, Seaford, will hold open houses with lunch served.
These are free and open to the public.

Walter L. Post 2 event
DOVER — On Nov. 11, American Legion Walter L. Post 2 Dover, 835 S. Bay Road in Dover, will hold a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m.
Keynote speaker will be Commander Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Shae D. Gee of the 436th Airlift Wing Dover Air Force Base.

This event is open to the public with a free lunch following the ceremony.

AMC Museum hosts ceremony
DOVER — The AMC Museum will hold its 2019 Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11. The museum opens at 9 a.m. and seating begins inside at 10 a.m.
The ceremony begins at 11 a.m., rain or shine. In addition to guest speaker Col. Joel Safranek, 436 Airlift Wing commander, World War II veteran Ray Firmani will be in attendance for a personal signing of his book.

Music will be provided by Milford Community Band.
The C-5 and C-141 will be open for viewing until 3 p.m. The museum will close at 4 p.m.

Wilmington VA to give flu shots at local Meineke
LEWES — In observance of Veterans Day, on Nov. 11, Wilmington VA Medical Center will be offering free flu shots to eligible Veterans at the Meineke Care Car Center in Lewes.

Meineke will also offer free oil changes to qualified veterans from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The VA will have their mobile unit set up in Meineke’s parking lot from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Vietnam vets to hold event
DOVER — Kent County Chapter 850, Vietnam Veterans of America, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the Kent County Veterans Memorial Park, located at 760-816 S. Little Creek Road in Dover on Nov. 11, at 2 p.m.

A special limited edition coin has been minted and will be available at the ceremony. The coin is $10 with proceeds going to maintain the memorial.

First State Heritage Park Veterans Day tour
DOVER — First State Heritage Park in Dover will host a special guided tours on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Military Heroes of Delaware tours will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Information about Delaware’s military heroes will be shared at the Gallery of Military Heroes, Legislative Hall.

Post 28 to hold ceremony
LONG NECK — The American Legion Post 28 will hold a ceremony to honor veterans on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at 31768 Legion Road, near the current Long Neck Sunrise Rotary Club Flags for Heroes Installation. If weather conditions do not permit an outdoor ceremony, it will be moved inside the Legion building.

This year’s event includes brief presentations by the Long Neck Sunrise Rotary Club and representatives from Warrior Community Connect. There will be a performance of Taps and a 21-gun salute by the Color Guard. The event is open to the public and Post 28 is offering all attendees who wish to purchase lunch after the ceremony, 25% off the Post’s regular menu.

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