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November 11, 2014
Time and Location
A parade starts at ITW Labels, 147 West Cherokee at 10 a.m. and ends at Veterans Memorial Park at the southwest corner of South Center Street at Pawnee Lane, south of downtown Gardner, followed by a program at 11 a.m.
Brief Description of Event
A parade, helicopter flyover and a keynote speech by a Johnson County veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom will highlight the annual Johnson County Veterans Day Observance on Tuesday, November 11, in Gardner. The event will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the creation of Veterans Day. Parade participants are expected to include the Olathe South High School band, students and staff from the Kansas School for the Deaf, motorcycles, color guards, and veteran organizations. The program includes Presentation of Colors, music, keynote speaker Lt. Col. Carla F. Hale of Shawnee (commander of the Kansas National Guard’s 169th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion at Lone Elm Park), and special speaker U.S. Congressman Kevin Yoder.