List of Veterans Day events in Houston area

The City of Houston pays honor to veterans everywhere and remembers the value of service to country.
November 11, 2010 9:30:36 AM PST
For the 12th year running, the city of Houston will honor its veterans with a parade. The 'Houston Salutes American Heroes Veterans Day' commemoration and parade will take place at city hall. The ceremony begins at city hall at 10am and will be followed by the parade at 11:30. Iraq war veteran army Chief Warrant Officer Candis Martin will be the keynote speaker.

In addition to the parade, this year there is also a job fair for veterans. The city tells us 21 percent of the veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, and other overseas assignments are unemployed, underemployed or unable to translate their military skills into the job market. The job fair is also at city hall. It runs from 11am until 2pm.

There are deals for veterans all day today. We have a link to some of them on our SuperSaver blog. Find deals on food, clothes and a whole lot more.

Angleton

The city of Angleton is hosting a Veterans Day parade on Thursday November 11 at 11am at the city's courthouse on Cedar to Downing to the new football stadium. For more information, visit: http://www.angleton.tx.us/


Clearlake-University of Houston

University of Houston-Clear Lake's our seventh annual Veterans Day Celebration will be held on Thursday, Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m. -- noon, at UHCL's Liberty Park, 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, 77058. Included in the event is a an inspiring keynote presentation, tribute for veterans, an Army National Guard helicopter, a special dedication to women veterans and current service members and complimentary refreshments. For more information, visit: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/portal/page/portal/UAV/Veterans_Day


Houston

On Thursday, November 11, 2010, the City of Houston will show support of our Armed Forces as we celebrate the 12th Annual Houston Salutes American Heroes Veteran's Day Commemoration and Parade.

The ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. on the steps of City Hall. The American Heroes Parade will follow at 11:30 a.m. and travel down Smith Street between Texas and Lamar. The AT&T Veterans Job Fair will be from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at City Hall where top companies will be recruiting.

Free parking will be available from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Theatre District Parking courtesy of Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department. For more information, visit: http://www.houstontx.gov/nov11/index.html


Katy

The Katy Times, a Houston Community Newspaper partner with ABC13, has a list of Veterans Day events hosted by the Katy Veterans of Foreign Wars. To see a list of all the events, visit: http://www.katytimes.com/articles/2010/11/10/news/doc4cd2c2b3c90d9418776006.txt


League City

The City of League City is proud to honor local veterans, servicemen and women, and their families during a special ceremony on November 11, 2010. The League City Veterans Day Ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. at the Chester L. Davis Sportsplex, 1251 League City Parkway. Come out and show your support for the men and women who have served our country. Veterans Day Ceremony November 11, 2010 10 a.m. For more information, visit: http://www.leaguecity.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=897


Rice University

Rice University will honor the more than 100 veterans among its faculty, staff and students at an 11 a.m. ceremony at Rice Memorial Center's Ray Courtyard.

The ceremony will also include a flag raising by the Navy ROTC and special recognition of Rice employees and students for military service. A reception will follow the 20-minute ceremony. If it's raining, the ceremony will be moved to Rice Chapel. For more information, visit: http://www.media.rice.edu/media/NewsBot.asp?MODE=VIEW&ID=14962


Space Center Houston

On Saturday, November 13, Space Center Houston is hosting a Salute Our Troops Day, where Houstonians can drop off items needed by troops overseas. Donators will receive a 50-percent off coupon for admission to the facility's event, where there are scheduled appearances by Tim Kennedy, an astronaut among other goodies, including military displays and access to the Lego Castle Adventure exhibit. For more information, visit: http://www.spacecenter.org/saluteourtroopsday.html


Sugar Land

Sugar Land Rotary is honoring the nation's veterans at a special Annual Sugar Land Rotary Veterans Day Celebration from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 at Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd.,Sugar Land. For more information, visit: http://www.sugarlandrotary.org/


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