The largest Veterans Day Ceremony in Southwest Ohio will be held on Thursday, November 11, at 10:30 a.m., at the Blue Ash Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park, 4871 Cooper Rd.
The event, which is open to the public, features a memorial ceremony, tolling of bells, music from the Ohio Military Band, and keynote speaker U.S. Representative Dr. Brad Wenstrup (click here for bio).
During the ceremony, students from Edwin H. Greene Intermediate School will read essays they have written for the event and will place wreaths at the base of the statues at the park.
Numerous veterans and dignitaries will be in attendance. The program is organized by the Blue Ash Veterans Day Committee and is funded through sponsorship ads and donations.
Following the ceremony, the public is invited to a luncheon at the Blue Ash Recreation Center, 4433 Cooper Road. The meal is prepared by members of the 123rd Air Control Squadron. Cost is $5 per person.
During the luncheon, Blue Ash Mayor Marc Sirkin and the Veterans Committee will recognize the 2019 Veteran of the Year.