The Merced County Veterans Council will host the 2011 Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11 and is seeking entries and donations. A ceremony at Old Courthouse Park starts at 11 a.m., followed by an opening ceremony with speakers and music at Bob Hart Square at noon. The parade steps off on Main Street from G Street to O Street at 1 p.m.
The council invited the public in honoring our troops and veterans on the national holiday. Go to http://www.co.merced.ca.us/index.aspx?NID=1585 for information, flyer, rules and an entry form ($20 entry fee). For more information, call (209) 385-3000, ext. 5892; (209) 385-7588; or (209) 756-4441.