Veterans Day activities
The Aledo Veterans Day Parade will step off at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11.
The parade begins at the "Post Office" corner downtown, then heads south on College Avenue. It will make its way to the Armed Forces Memorial at VFW Post 1571, 106 S.W. Third Ave.
After the parade and program, there will be chili, potato soup and hot dogs at the VFW. It is $2.50 for a bowl of soup or chili and $1 for a hot dog.
Meanwhile, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos will be present in Alexis at 11:30 a.m. for the ground breaking for the new armed forces memorial there.
The Eliza American Legion will host its annual fish dinner from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Eliza Community Center.