Many ways to recognize veterans
November 6, 2007
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Carson City Sanitary Landfill
Carson City Senior Citizens Center
Carson City Marriage Bureau
Waste Management Capital Sanitation (Carson City trash service)
JAC, PRIDE and Citifare are on their regular schedules
Yerington senior center
Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada
First National Bank of Nevada
U.S. Bank branches
Nevada State Museum
Nevada State Railroad Museum
Nevada Appeal business offices
Most Carson City offices
Carson City Library
Lyon County offices
Dayton senior center
Fernley senior center
Storey County offices
Storey County public libraries
Storey County senior center
Douglas County offices
Douglas County public libraries
Douglas County senior center
United States Post Office branches
Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles branches
Wells Fargo bank branches
Bank of the West in Carson City
Colonial Bank in Carson City
Carson River Community Bank
El Dorado Savings Bank in Gardnerville
Heritage Bank of Nevada in Carson City
Nevada State Bank branches
City National Bank
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