Veterans Day Activities to Take Place November 11

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GREENVILLE – Saturday, November 11, 2023 is Veterans Day. A Veterans Day Ceremony will begin at 11:00 am, and a Parade immediately following. 

The City of Greenville is happy to announce that The American Legion Post 140 will host a Veterans Day Ceremony in front of the Court House at 11:00 am, once the church bells have rung. Mayor Steve Willman will give the opening remarks. The ceremony will include an Invocation, Flag Raising, National Anthem, Pledge of Allegiance, Wreath Laying, Gun Salute, Taps, Benediction, and will host a guest speaker, Dr. Dana Robinson-Street, the CEO of Leading Our Leaders.

The Daughters of the American Revolution Fort GreeneVille Chapter will have donuts and coffee available in front of Greenville National Bank.

The 2023 Veterans Day Parade, hosted by Darke County Veterans Services, will immediately follow the ceremony and make its way down Broadway through the shopping district. These activities serve to honor all our Veterans with a Patriotic theme. The American Legion Post 140 is hosting a bean soup luncheon and invites the public to attend. 

The luncheon is held immediately after the Parade until 2:00 pm or until supplies are depleted.

Greenville students will write letters to veterans and create posters to hang downtown, and the High School Art students will host a patriotic face painting station at Four ●Twenty ● Three. These community organizations have come together to honor all our veterans and would like to invite the community to join them downtown on November 11. Come honor our Veterans, and feel free to also write a few letters and create a patriotic poster to display during the Parade.

Please call Darke County Veterans Services at 937-548-5305 should you have any questions about the Ceremony or Parade.