Helena-area organizations gearing up for Veterans Day

INDEPENDENT RECORD

The annual Veterans Day parade made it’s way down Main St. East Helena on Thursday.

Thom Bridge

Organizations in the Helena area are gearing up to recognize the 103rd anniversary of Veterans (Armistice) Day on Friday.

Veterans Day occurs on Nov. 11 every year in the United States in honor of the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918 that signaled the end of World War I, known as Armistice Day.

The following Veterans Day events will be held in the Helena area.

American Legion Post 2 at 3095 Villard Ave. (corner of Villard and Custer avenues in Helena) will serve its annual Veterans Day breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Veterans and their families, along with active and National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families, are welcome to attend. 

East Helena will have its annual Veterans Day parade from the VFW Post 10010 home to Main Street Park starting at 11 a.m. with a luncheon to follow.

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