Metropolis American Legion Post 306 will hold its annual special service in honor of Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, located on Metropolis Street, next to the Metropolis Public Library.
Chief Harry Masse, Metropolis Department of Public Safety director, will be this year’s speaker.
The American Heritage Girls and Boys Life Trail will sing the national anthem.
All veterans and the public are invited. Rain will cancel the event.
In Vienna, the Daniel Chapman Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will host their annual Veterans Day Service on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m.
The service, to honor all veterans, will be held on the grounds of the Vienna Carnegie Library.
The keynote speaker will be a U. S. Navy veteran John Pirmann. There will also be patriotic music provided on the program, as well as other speakers.
DAR members, Julia Mowery and Bonnie Hogue, are serving as the DAR committee for commemorative events.
All area veterans are urged to attend. The public is also welcomed.
For the second year, the City of Paducah has canceled it annual Veterans Day Parade due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the city will host its Sunrise Reveille program.
The Veterans Day Reveille Program will be held on Paducah’s riverfront early on Thursday, Nov. 11.
The program begins at 6 a.m. at corner of Broadway and Water Street.
Reveille will be played at 6:30 a.m. along with the raising of the flag by members of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Broadway will be closed to traffic from the last entrance to the Gazebo Parking Lot toward the floodwall opening for the event.
Attendees and participants to the Paducah event are asked to adhere to COVID-19 protocols by wearing a mask and maintaining social distance.