(Mentor, OH) - The City of Mentor will hold a ceremony to honor the men and women who have served our country in the military on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11th.
The ceremony will take place at 11:11 AM at the Veterans Memorial located on the corner of Center Street and Civic Center Boulevard, adjacent to the Mentor Senior Center.
Veteran groups are invited to participate.
The ceremony will be recorded and aired at a later date on the Mentor Channel for those who are unable to attend.
Originally known as Armistice Day, this holiday was first commemorated in 1919 to mark the end of World War I, which occurred with the signing of the armistice on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918.
Please contact the Mentor Recreation Department at (440) 974-5720 for details.
In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved inside the Mentor Senior Center.
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