People around the Tri-States will honor America's veterans and members of the Armed Forces with Veterans Day events from Friday right up through Veterans Day on Monday.
On Monday, veterans are invited to a dinner at the McDonough County American Legion post in Macomb. The dinner begins at 6 p.m. The dinner is for dues-paying members.
Also on Monday, a Veterans Day service will be held at the First Baptist Church in Barry, Ill. starting at 10:30 a.m. The public is invited to come enjoy this service. There will be sign up sheets available for both veterans and non-veterans. There will be a pot luck supper at the Legion building at 6:30 p.m. All Legion and Auxiliary members are invited to this. Ham, coffee and tea will be furnished, please bring a covered dish and your table service. The Veterans Day ceremony will be repeated at Barry Community Care Center at 1:30 p.m. and then participants will go directly to Western School to "Post the Colors" for their Veterans Day ceremony.
On Tuesday, November 12, Holy Family School has planned a Veterans Day Mass. Mass will take place at 8:15 a.m. This mass will honor local veterans and all veterans who have served our country. All are welcome to attend.
Restaurants across the country are offering free meals and more to veterans today. Click here to see the entire list. Starbucks (free cup of coffee), Applebee's, Texas Roadhouse and Golden Corral are a few local spots we saw on this list. The page is very busy today, so keep refreshing if it doesn't load!
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