Veterans Day Ceremony

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Celebrate Veterans Day the right way.
This holiday is not about store sales, it’s for honoring the veterans who fought to secure the freedoms we enjoy every day.
The annual Orange Veterans Day Ceremony will take place at the Veteran’s Walk in front of High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road, on Sunday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Bring your children so they can meet the veterans and learn some valuable lessons about why this particular day is so important.

Orange Veterans Will Be Honored In Several Places Today (Nov. 11)

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A file photo from last year's veterans ceremony. Sadly, Mary Geipel, baby blue jacket, is not with us anymore.

A file photo from last year’s veterans ceremony. Sadly, Mary Geipel, baby blue jacket, is not with us anymore.

Members of the American Legion Post 127 will be recognized at the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at High Plains today at 11 a.m.

After the Ceremony, they can break away for lunch at one of these local restaurants.

All veterans get a free meal from a special menu on Nov. 11 at Olive Garden. Family dining with the veteran also get 10 percent off. http://www.olivegarden.com/Menu/Specials/

Veterans and active duty military get a free entree from a limited menu at Applebee’s on Nov. 11. Must show military ID. Beverage not included. Menu and details: http://www.applebees.com/veterans-day-menu

Texas Roadhouse is offering veterans a free lunch (and beverage) from a special menu on Nov. 11. Proof of military service required. Active, former and retired military welcome. Dine-in only. http://www.texasroadhouse.com/landing-pages/veterans-day-2013

Vets get free lunch at TGI Fridays on Nov. 11.

Screen shot 2013-11-11 at 2.26.50 AMGet a Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage for free at Outback on Nov. 11 and get 10 percent off Nov. 12 ’til the end of the year. Offer valid for veterans and active duty military with military ID.

Veterans, active duty military and military spouses get a free tall (12 oz.) brewed coffee at Starbucks on Veterans Day: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/starbucks-focuses-hiring-strategy-veterans-093000065.html?.tsrc=mobifone

AND … The new Popular Demand Barber Shop (across from Bob’s Discount Furniture) 516-2 Boston Post Road is offering $5 off a haircut to veterans with a valid military ID through Nov. 16.

Amity High School Celebrates Veterans Day

Amity Regional High School in partnership with the American Legion Post 127 – Orange will celebrate Veterans Day with an all-day gallery walk for Amity students, and a reception for veterans.

Veterans affiliated with the American Legion Post 127 will be setting up a gallery of memorabilia and equipment in the Amity High School Library Media Center.

Throughout the school day, Amity students will visit the library to view the displays, interact with veterans, and learn about the service and sacrifice of Americans who served our nation.

From 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm, the Social Studies Department, Music Department, and Culinary Arts Department will host a reception for BOW veterans.

The reception will feature musical performances, refreshments, and take-home dinners for veterans.

All veterans in the BOW community are invited to this event. Please RSVP to Wendy Carrafiello at Wendy.Carrafiello@reg5.k12.ct.us.