Following the Change of Command Ceremony, the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives will hold the Athens Veterans Day Parade November 3rd at 11:00 am. The parade will use the same route as the Christmas parade, lining up at Athens High School. Contact 256-771-7578. Show the veterans how much you appreciate them by lining the streets of Athens and waving a “Thank You” as they pass. Former Prisoner of War (POW) Dempesy McLemore will be the grand marshal.
East Limestone High School “Support our Soldiers” program will be on November 8th at the high school at 8:00 am.
The Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a Rededication Ceremony on November 10th at 10:00 am. Join the celebration at the museum. The museum is offering an anniversary price for the bricks of $45. They have only 200 spots remaining. This would a great time to purchase a brick for your veteran.
Ardmore Veterans Organization will hold their annual Veterans Day Ceremony and Chicken Stew November 12th at 10:30 am at the Ardmore, TN Annex building located at 26349 Main Street. Contact 931-427-2124.
For information about the above events and other Athens-Limestone County events call 256-232-5411/256-867-1438 or visit our website www.VisitAthensAL.com.
By: Jeanette Dunnavant, President, Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association