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Veterans Day events on tap

Those who served in the U.S. armed forces won’t have much trouble finding a Veterans Day event in Bryan County.

The weekend features a wide range of activities for veterans and their families. And though Veterans Day falls on a Sunday this year, Monday will be a federal and state holiday. Bryan County Schools, however, are not closed, according to the district website.

That said, many groups have something planned, and some restaurants such as Paneras in Hinesville are offering free meals to veterans on the holiday. Check online for more information. Here are events on tap this weekend:

Friday --

Bryan County Middle and Bryan County High will host a Veterans Day observance at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 at the BCHS gym.

All are invited to attend, but especially veterans and their families.

Richmond Hill High School Veterans Day assembly, 9-11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 9. Keynote speaker from U.S. Army Recruiting Recruiting Command.

Saturday --

Richmond Hill Veterans Day celebration, 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 10. Lt. Col. Joshua LaMotte, 3rd Support Battalion, is the keynote speaker, 3rd SB color guard and firing party.

Monday -- 

Liberty County Veterans Day parade, 3-4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12, 3rd SB providing a 32-Soldier marching element, 3rd ID providing band and color guard.

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