Local military veterans and their families are invited to two November events held in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
The City of Farmington Hills Senior Division recognizes and honors community veterans with its 16th annual Stars and Stripes Forever celebration for adults 50 and older, held this year on Nov. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Costick Center.
An honor guard ceremony conducted by the VFW and American Legion, and a roll call of all veterans in attendance, will be followed by lunch, dancing to a live band, raffles and prizes, and a special sweets table. Tickets are $8 until Nov. 1 or $10 afterwards and at the door. Complimentary admission is offered to veterans who live in Farmington or Farmington Hills and pre-register by Nov. 1.
For more information, call 248-473-1830.
The American Legion Groves-Walker Post 346 will host a Veterans Day celebration Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., in the upstairs banquet room of their facility at 31775 Grand River in Farmington.
All veterans who served in the Armed Forces of the United States will be honored, and Korean War veterans will receive special recognition, in observance of the 60-year anniversary of the signing of the armistice to end that war. This event is open to all veterans, including those who are not members of the American Legion.
In addition to guest speakers, the event will feature a champagne toast to honor veterans. There is no charge for the event; to RSVP call 248-478-9174. For more information, contact Joel Storchan, Second Vice Commander of American Legion Groves-Walker Post 346, at firstname.lastname@example.org.