Veterans Day is Friday, November 11, 2016! Do you know the true meaning behind Veterans Day?
It is a public holiday which is held on the anniversary of the end of World War I to honor US veterans and all victims of war. Read about the history here:
Thank you for your service to this country.
If you are a Veteran, or have one in your life... Here is a long list of fun places that are offering some cool deals to honor and show their support On Friday, November 11th:
On Saturday, 11/12/16 - The Colorado Veterans Project ( http://coloradoveteransproject.org/ or
https://www.facebook.com/ColoradoVeteransProject ) is hosting the Denver Veterans Day Parade and Festival! This family-friendly event offers FREE admission, a music stage, kids & family activities, military displays, tons of vendors, and a wide variety of food. The Parade & Festival serves as a celebratory “Thank You” to our Veterans who have fought to ensure our freedoms. Visit their event page to RSVP and follow the festivities!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1448787868467944 or https://www.facebook.com/DVD5K/
On Sunday, 11/13/16 - The Colorado Veterans Project is also hosting the Denver Veterans Day Run! The 8th Annual Denver Veterans Day Run is a memorial 5K & 10K fun run starting at Denver's scenic City Park. Recognized as “Denver’s Run for Veterans Day” by Mayor Michael Hancock, this fun run is open to runners, joggers, walkers, kids of all ages, and dogs are always welcome. The route takes runners through the beautiful City Park running trails in downtown Denver.
The mission of the Denver Veterans Day Run is to celebrate and show support of our Veterans and their untiring efforts on Veterans Day weekend.
The Denver Veterans Day Run event begins at 8:00 AM and ends by 10:15 AM. With registration for the Denver Veterans Day Run you will receive an exclusive race day T-shirt and finisher's medal.
Visit the event page to register and for more info: http://www.denverveteransday.com/run
You can also watch the Channel 9 news story from this morning, featuring Michelle Marie King with the Colorado Veterans Project and Staff Sergeant Time Chambers:
Hi There! I am Leah Ryan, Lead Publisher and Social Media + Event Coordinator for Housewives in the City here in Denver, Colorado! I have lived in Colorado my entire life, born and raised. My family has some deep Colorado roots and I am fascinated with anything related to Colorado History!
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