Veterans parade is Wednesday, Nov. 11

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record
Aledo will have a Veteran's Day parade starting at 10:45 a.m. at the old Aledo Junior High School near the post office, then heading to the Mercer County Courthouse.

Members of the Mercer County VFW Post and Auxiliary 1571 and American Legion Post 121, will be joined by the Mercer County Junior High Band for a Veteran's day parade, starting at 10:45 a.m. at the old Northside Junior High School on College Avenue. The parade will proceed up to the Mercer County Courthouse for a ceremony, with a speech.

After the parade, post and auxiliary members will visit Mercer County Nursing Home to honor any veterans there.

Members of the VFW and auxiliary will visit Apollo Elementary's fourth grade classes on Tuesday, Nov. 10 to present a patriotic program for the students at 10 a.m. The VFW is also celebrating the Marine Corps birthday Nov. 10 with a 5 p.m. birthday party at the VFW Hall, 106 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. All area Marines are invited to attend.

Elsewhere in Mercer County the Eliza American Legion is hosting a fish fry at the Eliza Community Club from 4 - 7 p.m. on Veteran's Day.