Community eager to recognize veterans

Truth file photo At a Memorial Day service at Rice Cemetery in May, veterans presented the flag of the United States. On Monday, which is Veterans Day, there will be a celebration at the cemetery at 11 a.m. – the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. 

ELKHART — As Veterans Day approaches, residents and officials in Elkhart are working to make sure those who have served the nation get the recognition they deserve.

Mayor Tim Neese will offer remarks at a Veterans Day ceremony at Rice Cemetery hosted by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 19. The ceremony will take place near the flag pole in the veterans section of the cemetery. This ceremony is from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Monday and will be open to the public.

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