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Local Veterans Day events on tap

The Lycoming County Veterans Parade will highlight events in the local area this month that salute U.S. military servicemen and women.

The parade is set to kick off at 2 p.m. in Montoursville.

It will form on Mill Street near the Green Bridge and travel east along Broad Street to American Legion Post 104.

Grand marshal for the parade will be former Montoursville Mayor John Dorin.

Each year, the parade is staged in a different community in the county with hundreds of people lining the streets.

Lock Haven University will host a veterans’ dinner at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center.

All area U.S. servicemen and women, along with one guest, are welcome to enjoy a free Thanksgiving-style dinner, served by LHU students and Lock Haven community volunteers. For reservations, call the Clinton County Office of Veterans Affairs at 570-484-4339 by Monday.

Lyter Elementary School in Montoursville will host its annual salute to veterans 1:45 to 3 p.m. Monday at the school.

State Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township, and State Rep. Garth Everett, R-Muncy, will speak at a Veterans Day ceremony at the Montoursville Cemetery Monday. The program begins at 11 a.m.

Fairfield Auto Group will hold a dedication ceremony for an Eagle Scout flag restoration project Monday at American Legion Post 182 Lewisburg. The event starts at 7 p.m.

A free veterans breakfast will be held 8 to 11 a.m. Saturdays at First Lutheran Church, 400 Main St., Watsontown.

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