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November 7, 2013

Veterans organizations planning holiday events

Ceremonies, parade to mark Veterans Day.

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There, a second half-hour ceremony will take place, where Logansport Mayor Ted Franklin and Cass County Judge Rick Maughmer, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, will speak. There, local DJ Brandt Carmichael will also sing "God Bless America."

The Logansport VFW Post 3790 will serve ham and cheese sandwiches to all veterans and members of the Logansport High School marching band after the parade.

Stokes hopes to see civilians as well as veterans lining the streets for the ceremonies and parade. He said seeing others support the veterans is "very emotional" for him.

"It makes the hair stand up on the back of your head when people stand up and put their hand over their heart," Stokes said. "It means a lot to have people standing there on the side."

Sarah Einselen is news editor at the Pharos-Tribune. She can be reached at sarah.einselen@pharostribune.com or 574-732-5151. Twitter: @PharosSME

If you go: WHAT: Veterans Day ceremonies and parade WHEN: First ceremony starts at 10:15 a.m. Monday WHERE: Clock tower at Cass County Government Building on Fourth Street; parade will proceed east on (different direction than traffic flow) Broadway to the Logansport City Building for a second ceremony If you go: WHAT: American Legion veterans dinner WHEN: 2 p.m. Sunday WHERE: Legion Post 60, 828 Burlington Ave. COST: Free to veterans, $7 for others INFO: For advance tickets, call Jim Stokes at 574-753-9633 or 574-721-7964

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