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Many ways to recognize veterans

WNC Veterans Luncheon 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Western Nevada College, Sarah Winnemucca Hall, 2201 W. College Parkway. Guest speakers include Scott Drew from the Reno Veterans Center and Chris Marchand, military crew chief for Gen. David Petraeus. Call 445-3260.

Friday

Veterans recognition ceremony at Carson High School 11 a.m., Carson High School Senator Square, 1111 N. Saliman Road. All veterans of military services as well as Blue Star and Gold Star moms welcome to attend. Refreshments available after 30-minute ceremony. Call 283-1780.

Flag-Retirement Ceremony, 10 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran School, 1837 Mountain St. The American Legion Capital Post 4 will be at the school for a flag-retirement ceremony. All are welcome. All students K-8 grades will be attending, parents and the community are invited to join us. Call 882-5252.

Carson Middle School will host a Veterans Day Commemoration Program 8:45-9:30 a.m. In conjunction with the program, there will a flag retirement ceremony. Reception immediately following the ceremony in the school library. Enter the school at the main entrance, 1140 W. King St. Guests may also view the CMS Stake-out located on the front lawn of the school. Call 283-2820.

Saturday

The Carson City Elks Lodge No. 2177 will celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps birthday with a Veterans Spaghetti Dinner 5-7 p.m. at the Carson City Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St. Free to veterans and active service members. A minimum donation of $6 is requested of all others. Donations will benefit Meals on Wheels for Veterans. Call 882-2177.

A Tribute to our Nation’s Veterans, 9 a.m., Dayton Cemetery. Presented by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8660, American Legion Post 56, and BSA Venturing Crew. Honor Guard of the American Legion Post 56 presents a 21-gun salute and will play taps. Call 246-9374.

Sunday

Annual Virginia City Veterans Day Parade, down C Street in Virginia City beginning at 11 a.m. This year Virginia City will honor Glenn Tierney of Carson City, a retired test pilot who worked on the first Sidewinder guided missile system. Parade forms to the Historic Fourth Ward School on the South End of C Street at 10 a.m. Call 847-4768. For more information, call the Virginia City Visitors Center at 847-4FUN or (800) 718-SLVR (7587)

Veterans Day ceremony, Lone Mountain Cemetery, 3 p.m., 1044 Beverly Drive. Gen. William Passmore Carlin Camp 25 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold a short service and wreath laying at the Custer Post 5 Grand Army of the Republic Civil War monument. Call 972-7420.

All military personnel, active and retired, and their families will receive free admittance to any national park in honor of Veterans Day. The fee waiver applies to entrance fees only. Normally, 147 National Park Service sites charge entrance fees ranging from $3-$25. Some parks might also waive other fees on an individual basis. Veterans Day and National Public Lands Day in September are the only annual dates when entrance fees are waived nationwide.

Note: Veterans Day is traditionally observed on Sunday, but Monday is a day off for many workers.

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