The City of Irving partners with community organizations to pay tribute and show appreciation to the men and women of the armed forces.
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY
The Irving Veterans Memorial Park Committee will host a Veterans Day program on Friday, Nov. 11 at 11:30 a.m. in the Jack D. Huffman Community Building auditorium, 801 W. Irving Blvd., with music, moments of reflection by military personnel and remarks by city officials. After, attendees will move to the nearby Veterans Memorial Park, 644 Rock Island Road, where a wreath will be placed on the Wall of Commemoration. For more information, call Irving Parks and Recreation at (972) 721-2501.
UNITE FOR TROOPS VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION
Enjoy live music, food, community booths, military vehicles, crafts, free games and more at the Unite for Troops Veterans Day Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Porter’s Army Navy, 600 E. Irving Blvd.
Bring donations for care packages that will be shipped overseas to the troops. Items requested are toiletries, snacks, socks, batteries and most importantly, letters. Donations must be new items in original packaging. For more information and this year’s donation list, visit UniteForTroops.com or call (972) 579-1155.