Veterans Day Events in Owensboro
*This post originally posted in November 2014.
“Kentucky Remembers” Veterans Day 5K
This run/walk is to Honor and Remember the sacrifice of thousands of American soldiers who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom. Since 9/11, Kentucky alone has lost 114 heroes. Runners are encouraged to carry one of the marked flags in memory of a fallen hero. Proceeds will benefit the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight and the Honor and Remember Organization.
For more information contact Cathy Mullins 270-316-9203.
Veterans Day Parade
Come honor our veterans for the Annual Veterans Day Parade beginning and ending on Veterans Memorial Blvd. This is the longest running Veterans Day Parade in the country. The parade will begin at East 2nd and Clay Streets, will travel west on 2nd Street, north on Daviess Street, and west on Veterans Memorial Blvd. ending at Frederica Street.
Kentucky Hometown Veterans Day Celebration
Sunday, November 9th, the community’s best and brightest talents including artists, musicians and guest speakers will grace the stage for a very special community wide celebration honoring the military service and sacrifice of all men and women in uniform, their families at home, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Hosted by the family of SPC Brandon Scott Mullins. 3pm at Good Shepherd Church.
Glenn Family Services Veterans Day Event
Glenn Family Services is “Honoring All Who Served” on Veterans Day. Join in the celebration under the tents at Glenn Funeral Home at 2800 Old Hartford Road for the annual Veterans Day event saluting all those who have served this great country on Tuesday, November 11th from 11 am – 1 pm. Glenn will be serving sandwiches, chips, and drinks for all attendees. Refreshments are provided by Old Hickory Barbecue. There will also be live music by Andy Brasher. For more information call 270-683-1505