Save the date for annual Veterans Day Celebration

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The City of Canyon Lake and the Canyon Lake Veterans Day Committee invite residents to its 10th annual Veterans Day Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Towne Center. The celebration kicks off at 10 a.m. followed by a flyover by the Warbirds West at 10:15 a.m.

Mayor Vicki Warren will be emceeing this year’s celebration. Mike Shroyer of Good Time Entertainment will be providing the sound system and patriotic music. Three-year-old Canyon Laker Tegan Perry will sing the National Anthem. The Canyon Lake Choraleers will lead the crowd in singing the service anthems for each military branch. As in past years, veterans of all five service branches will be encouraged to stand during the singing of their service anthems.

Elsinore High School Flying Tiger Jr. ROTC will post the colors. Local Boy Scouts will be passing out the programs and flags again this year.

One rose for each Canyon Lake veteran who passed away this year will be placed in the urn next to the monument along with an extra rose for the unknown veterans. A floral wreath will be placed at the monument and will remain there for a week. The names of the veterans on the Field of Honor flags in the Veterans Memorial Park will be announced.

The Canyon Lake Quilters will raffle off a “Quilts of Valor” quilt. The drawing is free and limited to veterans.

The POA will serve light refreshments and coffee prior to the start of the ceremony. Hot dogs will be served after the ceremony compliments of the Canyon Lake Market and Coldwell Banker.

Those who wish to make a donation to this event should contact Canyon Lake City Hall.

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  • dougeducate

    Why is this event on the 10th? Veterans’ Day is the 11th. It should not be moved out of convenience. Shame on you!