The City of Aurora recognizes the dedication of local military service men and women that have served our country at the annual Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony on Nov. 11. The parade steps off at the corner of Benton and Broadway at 10:15 a.m. ending at the GAR Memorial Hall, where the “Honoring All Who Served” ceremony takes place. During the ceremony, Mayor Richard C. Irvin and other dignitaries will pay tribute to veterans, and a special military rifle salute will commence at 11:11 a.m. The Keynote Speaker is Lieutenant Lauren Carthan, Senior Naval Science Instructor of the East Aurora Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. After the ceremony the GAR will be open for tours. Veterans Day parade, ceremony and tours are free and open to the public.
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