Jim Miller

Veterans Day events

Nov. 6

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Dedication ceremony:

3:30-5 p.m., Portraits of veterans Bob McLaughlin and Charlie Waters added to mural at Great American Car Wash, 3854 N. Blackstone Ave., Fresno. Car wash closes Thursday at 3 p.m. for event.



Nov. 7

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Ceremony to Honor Hmong Veterans:

Noon at Veterans Peace Memorial, Fresno City College, 1101 E. University Ave. (559) 442-8224.



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Dedication Ceremony for Veterans Resource Center:

12:15 p.m. “Salute to all Veterans,” Porterville College, 100 E. College Ave. (559) 791-2209



Nov. 8

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Second annual Visalia Veterans Day Parade:

10 a.m., starts corner of Main and Garden streets and end at Willis and Center streets, grand marshals are the parents of fallen warriors Pfc. Keith Williams and Cpl. Jared Verbeek. (559) 303-2626.



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Military Appreciation Day:

10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Legion of Valor Museum, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 2425 Fresno St. (559) 261-1510.



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Clovis Memorial Dedication:

Clovis Veterans Memorial District dedicates “Trust In Me, My Friend,” a statue representing K-9 heroes, 10 a.m. at Miss Winkles Pet Adoption Center, 85 Temperance Ave. (559) 299-2151.



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“Welcome Home” Celebration:

11 a.m.-1 p.m. at most Fresno County Public Library branches, view art created by children and teens to honor returning veterans, watch veterans’ personal stories online and explore the Library’s “Veterans Resources” webpage. (559) 600-6227



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Yosemite National Park free admission:

Through Tuesday in honor of current and retired service members and their families.



Nov. 11

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VFW Post 3225 Clovis Pancake Breakfast:

7-11 a.m., Clovis Memorial Building, 808 4th St., $7 (VFW Post 3225 fundraiser). 273-9006.



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Tenth annual Hubbard-Baro Memorial Golf Tournament and Ceremony:

Honors Buchanan High School graduates Jeremiah Baro and Jared Hubbard, friends killed in action in Iraq on Nov. 4, 2004, 9:30 a.m., Fort Washington Golf and Country Club, 10272 N. Millbrook Ave., flag salute at 10:45 a.m. Benefits a scholarship fund at Buchanan High and programs at the Fresno VA hospital. Details: (559) 977-9603 or

www.hubbardbarogolf.com

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96th Porterville Veterans Day Parade:

10 a.m., Main Street from Morton to Walnut avenues. A moment of silence will be observed at 11 a.m.



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95th Fresno Veterans Day Parade:

10:30 a.m. opening, parade begins 11 a.m. in downtown, honoree U.S. Coast Guard.



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Military Appreciation Day:

11 a.m.-3 p.m. pancake breakfast $7, free concert, at Clovis Veterans Memorial Building, 808 Fourth St. (559) 261-1510.



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Lemoore Veterans Day Parade:

6 p.m. in downtown. Details: (559) 909-5299, (559) 572-2707 or (559) 924-9227.



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