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Wintry and soft flurries collect on branches surrounding the flag at Veterans Memorial Park during the first snowfall this morning.

A Veterans Day ceremony will be held in Veterans Memorial Park Sunday.

The day will begin with a breakfast for veterans and their families at VFW Post 3709, N8775 High Road, from 7-10 a.m. Cost will be $8 per person at the door.

Veterans able and willing to march should meet in the parking lot of the Heritage Inn Hotel, 700 E. Main St., by 10:30 a.m. A parade will then commence from the parking lot at around 10:40 a.m. and march down Main Street to Third Street, then go south on Third to Veterans Memorial Park, where the ceremony will be held.

At 11 a.m., participating churches will ring their bells for one minute in honor of the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended World War I. The ceremony will then begin with words said by Ron Krueger, commander of American Legion Post 189, and Mary Petrie, president of the local American Legion Auxiliary.

New veteran pavers in the park will be dedicated at the ceremony. In addition, local veterans Dennis Johnson and Simon Britts will receive plaques of commendation for work they have done in the park. An honor guard will conduct a 21-gun salute and sound taps.

Following the ceremony, veterans and their families will be invited to American Legion Post 189, 206 S. First St., for a light lunch.

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