Gainesville honors veterans

By: KXII-Staff Email
By: KXII-Staff Email

GAINESVILLE, TX -- The city of Gainesville honored their soldiers this Veterans Day with a special ceremony. A large group gathered at Leonard Park by the Frank Buck Zoo for the event. Gainesville mayor Glen Loch presided over the ceremony, which involved a children’s choir and a guest speaker.

Old military vehicles were also on display courtesy of the MVPA. Those who attended say any little thing they can do to honor those who have fought for our country...goes a long way.

Other Veterans events planned for Monday:

Mayes Elementary school in Denison is hosting a Veterans’ breakfast. It begins at 7:30 am.

S&S Elementary is holding a veteran’s lunch from 11am – 1pm.

There will be an annual Veterans Day Tribute Monday, November 12, 2007, in the Leonard High School Commons Area. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. This is an event attended by veterans throughout this area. This year's speaker will be US Rep. Ralph Hall.

This is program that honors our veterans is presented by the students of Leonard High School.


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