Date: 11/11/16 | 9:00AM-12:30PM
Location: City Hall Hermann Square, 513 Walker St, Houston, Texas 77002
Event: Participate with the annual 'Houston Salutes American Heroes' Veterans Day celebration.The day will consist of the AT&T Job & Resource Fair that will be on-site to recruit and offer employment resources for veterans from 30+ corporations; the US Family Health Plan Health Fair, offering free health screenings and flu shots to veterans; a ceremony to salute our veterans and military personnel, with a notable public figure delivering a keynote address, dignitaries, 21-gun salute. The ceremony will be followed by the Veterans Day Parade which will include thousands of, military organizations, ROTC leaders, marching bands and veterans of all eras. For more information, visit the Houston Veterans Day Parade website.
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