City of Green’s Annual Veterans Day Ceremony Is Saturday, November 11 at 10:45 a.m. at the Green Veterans Memorial Park;
Guest Speaker is Author and Historian Dr. John McManus
Due to the cold weather, the event will be held at Queen of Heaven Parish Life Center, 1800 Steese Road, on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10:45 a.m.
Green, OH – The City of Green’s Annual Veterans Day ceremony is Saturday, November 11 at 10:45 a.m. at the Green Veterans Memorial Park, 1900 Steese Road.
Guest speaker is Dr. John McManus, professor of U.S. military history at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) and award-winning author of military history including Deadly Sky and September Hope. As one of the nation’s leading military historians, and the author of twelve well-received books on the topic, he is in frequent demand as a speaker and expert commentator. In addition to dozens of local and national radio programs, he has appeared on CNN.com, Fox News, C-Span, the Military Channel, the Discovery Channel, the Smithsonian Network, the History Channel and PBS.
The ceremony will include music from members of the sixth and seventh grade choirs. In addition, the City will honor two local veterans for their service, Vietnam Veteran and former Green High School Teacher Jim Mesko and Vietnam Veteran Jim Boyea.
Following the ceremony, a light lunch will be served at Queen of Heaven Parish Life Center, 1800 Steese Road.
In the event of rain or inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to Queen of Heaven’s New Parish Life Center, 1800 Steese Road. Parking for the ceremony will be available at the Fire Station, John Torok Senior and Community Center and Queen of Heaven Church.
Through generous donations of local businesses, individuals and organizations, the City of Green Veterans Memorial Park was built in 2010 with its final phase – the addition of the First Responders Monument was completed in 2017.
The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents. Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County. Visit www.cityofgreen.org.