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2013 Veterans Day Activities

Friday, Nov. 8
YMCA Veterans Prayer Breakfast, Craig and Steven Hogan Family YMCA, 130 Park Square Lane, Madison, 7:30 a.m. Tickets are $20 for an individual, $200 for a table of eight. Reservations are requested and due by Nov. 5. Walk-ins will not be turned away, but table seating is not guaranteed. For tickets and more information, call 428-9622. Reservations may also be made at www.ymcahuntsville.org.

Veterans Day Dinner, Von Braun Center North Hall, 5:30 p.m. The evening will include keynote speaker Gen. Dennis Via, Army Materiel Command commander, as well as the Hall of Heroes induction, Purple Heart Honor Roll induction and announcement of the North Alabama Veterans and Fraternal Organizations Coalition’s Veteran of the Year. Reservations are required. Tickets are $40 for an individual, $400 for a table. For reservations, visit www.ausaredstone.org.

Saturday, Nov. 9
Marine Corps Birthday Ball, The Westin, 6800 Governors West NW, Huntsville. Reception begins at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6. Cost is $75 for an individual; $750 for a table of 10. For tickets call Staff Sgt. Juffure Delle at 213-9683 ext. 105, or stop by Kilo Battery, 3506 Memorial Parkway SW.

Monday, Nov. 11
Breakfast, Von Braun Center North Hall. Doors open at 8 a.m. with breakfast at 8:15 and program at 9. Program includes remarks by Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, Redstone Arsenal senior commander and deputy commander of Army Materiel Command, as well as recognition of Gold and Blue Star families and Heroes Week participants. Cost is $10 for an individual, $100 for a table. For tickets, visit www.ausaredstone.org.

Veterans Day Parade, 11 a.m., beginning in front of the Von Braun Center’s North Hall. Events, to include a Military Walk through Time and the Huntsville Concert Band will be ongoing at Veterans Memorial Park, beginning at 10:30 a.m., until the parade arrives at the park.

Tri-dedication, EarlyWorks Patriot’s Mosaic, Gothic Guild Patriot’s Gateway and Patriot’s Pathway, Historic Huntsville Depot, 320 Church Street NW, Huntsville, 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Open House at the Veterans Memorial Museum off Airport Road.

Corps of Engineers waives day use fees for valid ID holders on Veterans’ Day for boat launches and swimming areas.

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Irish Christmas On Sale Now!

Bourbon & Shamrocks

Still Serving Veterans, along with the Irish Society of North Alabama, will have our 4th Annual Irish Christmas on November 22, 2013 at the Jackson Center from 6pm-11pm! This year it will be all about thanking you, our supporters; being right before the holidays we want you to relax and celebrate the successes you have helped us reach through service to our Veterans and their families.

Irish Dancers

The gala will be held at the Jackson Center in Research Park this year and will feature Irish cuisine like Irish Soda Bread, Corned Beef and Cabbage, Baked Salmon, and more. We will entertain you with Irish music from Bourbon & Shamrocks and the Ian Sturrock Memorial Pipe Band along with the lovely Irish dancers from the Fitness Arts Center. And who can forget the whiskey tasting?? For an additional cost you can sample whiskeys, scotches, and chocolates while listening to the history and unique taste of each liquor as well as how each chocolate compliments the corresponding liquor.

All you can drink beer from Straight to Ale!

All beer and wine included in ticket price! Tickets will be $65 for Dinner only and $90 for Dinner and Whiskey/Chocolate Tasting. Coming with a group or making it a company party? Become a Celtic Guardian and sponsor a table for 8 for $800 – sponsors also enjoy added perks like wine table-side and special recognition opportunities.

Tickets are on sale now and there are limited seats available! Be sure to reserve your spot by purchasing your ticket today! Make sure you also check out pictures from last year and read more about the event.

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State of Alabama POW/MIA Recognition Day Coming Up

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