Ceremonies, other events to honor America’s veterans
Ceremony: 11 a.m. Tuesday, National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Road, Cecil. Keynote speaker, Brig. Gen. Lawrence T. Luba, Army Retired. Ceremonial taps, rifle salute by Washington County Marine Corps League Detachment 1138, musical selections by Canon-McMillan High School Band and Kate Matthews. Ceremonial wreath will be placed in honor of all POW/MIA’s.
Breakfast: 8 a.m. Tuesday, Duquesne University Union Ballroom, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. Hosted by the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania and Duquesne University. Live entertainment, keynote address and storytelling by veterans. Tickets: $35 each. Benefits Veterans Leadership Program, Friends of Danang, Shepherd’s Heart Fellowship and Duquesne University’s Endowed Veterans Student Resource Fund. 412-481-8200. [email protected].
Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club Memorial Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, South Park war memorials on Corrigan Drive. Floral wreath placed at nursing monument; bagpiper Douglas Greer; gun salute by South Park VFW 6664.
Plum AARP: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Unity Community Church, 215 Trestle Road, Plum. Members of the Plum High School Air Force Junior ROTC will give a patriotic presentation and explain the JROTC program.
Pinning ceremony: 2 p.m. Monday, Manorcare Monroeville, 885 MacBeth Drive, Monroeville. Honor guard and certificates awarded.
Ceremony: 9 a.m. Tuesday, VA Butler Healthcare auditorium, 325 New Castle Road, Butler. Ceremony includes the presentation of colors, musical selections, readings, remarks by the Veteran of the Year and rifle salute.
Celebrating service: 10 a.m. Tuesday, VFW Post 781, 100 Billot Ave., North Huntingdon. Musical selection performed by Norwin High School’s string quartet. Ceremony follows at 11 a.m.
Veterans Legacy: The PNC Legacy Project honors 12 Western Pennsylvania veterans who have provided oral histories to the Pittsburgh Legacy Project with an exhibit at the PNC Legacy Building, 600 Liberty Ave., Downtown. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Citiparks: Several facilities will adjust operating schedules on Nov. 11. citiparks.net:
• Citiparks’ 10 recreation centers and 14 Healthy Active Living centers for seniors are closed.
• The Oliver Bath House indoor swimming pool is closed.
• Mellon Park Tennis Center will be open and operate on its regular weekday schedule.
Recognition ceremony: 11:40 a.m. Monday, Westminster College, Orr Auditorium, 319 South Market St., New Wilmington. Dr. Kirk Lunnen, associate professor of psychology and a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve will speak about his military experience. 724-946-6238. [email protected].
Zippo/Case Museum: 3 p.m. Nov. 11, 1932 Zippo Drive, Bradford. Medal of Honor recipients Sammy Davis and Harold Fritz will install the Zippo/Case Medal of Honor Commemorative lighter and knife set into the Zippo/Case Museum. Free admission.
Butler Veterans Day Parade: Tuesday; 11 a.m.; Main Street; Butler.
Veterans Day ceremony: Sponsored by Butler County’s Veteran Services, 9-10 a.m. Tuesday; presentation of colors, musical selections, readings, remarks, a rifle salute; VA Butler Healthcare auditorium, Building 1, 325 New Castle Road, Butler. Everyone is welcome to attend.