EL DORADO – An event designed to honor those who served is planned this weekend at the El Dorado Civic Center.
“This traditional “Salute to Veterans” is observed annually at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to mark the anniversary of the end of major hostilities of World War I.” the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce noted in their weekly newsletter.
“All men and women who sacrificed for our freedom through their service in the U.S. Armed Forces will be recognized and honored.” the Chamber said. “The agenda will include the traditional Veterans Day ceremony conducted by members of the local American Legion and VFW Posts. Veteran of the Year will be introduced and Staff Sergeant James Denison will offer the keynote address.”
The event starts Saturday morning at 11:00 AM. The Civic Center is located at 201 East Central.