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Powell observing Veterans Day

The City of Powell Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 at the Greater Powell Veterans Memorial in Village Green Park, 47 Hall St. Craig Carmichael will be the keynote speaker. Village Academy students will perform musical selections. Police Chief Gary Vest will recognize recent bricks that have been placed at the memorial. A luncheon will be held in the Powell Municipal Building East Room for all veterans and military personnel and their family members and friends. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be moved inside to the Municipal Building Council Chambers.

Delaware Veterans Day Parade is Saturday

The Delaware Veterans Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. The parade will step off from the Ohio Wesleyan University campus and end at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Organizers said the parade will feature four grand marshals, including two World War II veterans, six high school bands, and more than 500 participants. M.A.S.H. Pantry will conduct a food drive to collect non-perishable food items. For information, email delawareveteransparade@yahoo.com.

Veterans Day breakfast is Saturday

The ninth annual Veteran’s Day breakfast and ceremony is scheduled for 8;30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Eagles Aerie 376, 127 E. William St., Delaware. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. The program features Richard Doritty of the U.S. Air Force, who will speak on the topic “I am a Nobody.” Tickets are free to any veterans and active duty personnel plus one guest. Tickets cost $5 each for all others planning to attend. Seating is limited. Everyone must have a ticket to eat breakfast. Tickets may be obtained from the Veteran’s Services Office, 149 N. Sandusky St. (parking in rear). For information, call 740-833-2010.

Church honoring veterans

Delaware Bible Church is hosting a Veterans Recognition Ceremony during its 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, Nov. 12. Area veterans are invited to the service. Displays of military memorabilia will be presented by Bob Groce. “The Flag Lady” Mary Leavitt will make a presentation. Representatives from Honor Flight will also be there. Delaware Bible Church is located at 45 Belle Ave., Delaware. For information, visit www.delawarebible.org.

4-H club to honor veterans

The Sunbury Halter & Saddle 4-H Club will honor veterans of Korea and Vietnam who are buried in Sunbury Memorial Park during a ceremony planned for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12. American Legion Post 457 and Big Walnut Area Historical Society will also participate in the event. The club invites area veterans to a supper in Sunbury Town Hall following the ceremony.

Maxwell Ave. closing for work

The Delaware County Engineer’s office will be closing Maxwell Avenue between S. Old State and Hayer Court for road construction in the intersection. The road will close on Monday, Nov. 13 and is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, Nov. 22. For information, contact the engineer’s office at 740-833-2400.

Bale Kenyon Road work starts Monday

The Delaware County Engineer’s office will be closing a portion of Bale Kenyon Road at 6404 Bale Kenyon Road through the north of River’s Run Drive. The road will close on Monday, Nov. 13 and is scheduled to reopen on Friday, Dec. 1. For information, contact the engineer’s office at 740-833-2400. For additional information regarding the Lewis Center and Bale Kenyon construction schedule, visit www.co.delaware.oh.us/engineer.

Hills-Miller Road closing for work

The Delaware County Engineer’s office will be closing Hillsmiller Road between Troy Road and U.S. 23 for a culvert replacement. The road will close on Monday, Nov. 13 and is scheduled to reopen on Friday, Nov. 17. For information, contact the engineer’s office at 740-833-2400.

Bridge work on Moody Road

The Delaware County Engineer’s office will be closing Moody Road between Olive Green Road and Peerless Road for a bridge replacement. The road will close Monday, Nov. 13 and is scheduled to open on Friday, Dec. 22. For information, contact the engineer’s office at 740-833-2400.

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