Veterans Day 2014

On November 11, 2014 we observe Veterans Day and honor those who have bravely fought for our country and those who continue to protect us today. Many people have the holiday off and will be taking part in or watching parades as a way of saying thank you.

Here’s a look at some of the ceremonies and parades happening Tuesday in Southern New England:

North Kingstown:
A ceremony to uncover the names of two residents who made the ultimate sacrifice in WWII will be held at 9 am in Veterans Memorial Park. The annual parade steps off at 10 am from Wilson Park.

East Greenwich:
Also at 10 am residents in East Greenwich are invited to a wreathe laying at the WWII memorial on the corner of Cliff Street. The parade then proceeds from Academy Field.

Providence:
Churches throughout Providence will ring their bells this morning in honor of the nation’s veterans. The bell ringing is expected to take place at 11 am.

South Kingstown:
A Veterans Day Parade will be held in South Kingstown from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., affecting Holley Rd., Main St. and High St.

New Bedford:
More than a dozen Veterans organizations and bands will take pat in the city of New Bedford’s annual parade. That begins at 11 and passes by the Main Library.

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