There are several ways to celebrate and honor veterans today. Here is a list of a few happenings going on throughout the area today.
Central Point Veterans Day Commemoration
Where: Oregon Fallen War Heroes Memorial
When: 9 a.m. – noon
Everyone is invited to attend, North Medford High School Choir will be singing, and Rep. Greg Walden will be speaking.
Department of Veteran Affairs Veterans Day Celebration
Where: 8495 Crater Lake Highway White City, Or
When: 10 a.m.-noon
Speakers include Rep. Greg Walden, and First Sergeant Mark Dalton with the local Army National Guard Unit who served two tours in Iraq.
Medford Veterans Day Parade
When: 11 a.m- noon
Where: Main Street from Hawthorne Park to Oakdale Avenue in Medford
Parade entries range from military vehicles and car clubs to veteran’s organizations and scouts. After the parade at 3 p.m, the American Legion Post 15 at 100 E. Jackson Street will serve free hot dogs to veterans.
Veterans Day Ceremony
When: 2 p.m
Where: Medford Veterans Park
Greg Walden will speak
Avenue of the Flags
When: Meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Ashpole Center at 17 S. Buchanan Street in Eagle Point
Where: Walk down Main St. to the covered bridge
Mayor will speak along with a decorated VFW member, and other performances.