Friday, November 11th is Veterans Day. It is a day that our nation honors veterans by recognizing all those who served our country in the United States Armed Forces. The date coincides with Armistice Day, which was the end of World War I. Residents in the Lake Conroe area love their veterans and have planned many different ways to honor them this weekend.
Veterans Day Breakfast
If you are a veteran, come to the VFW Post 4709 on Friday, November 11th at 8 a.m. for a free breakfast. Bring your family, too. They will be serving breakfast until 11 a.m.
Location: 1303 W. Semands Avenue, Conroe TX
Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission
This non-profit group is hosting a program for veterans and their families. Come out to the Veterans Memorial Park at 9 a.m. General Mark Welsh will be speaking. Enjoy music from the Conroe Symphony Orchestra. In addtion, watch new recruits swear in to serve our great nation in the Army.
Location: 1776 Freedom Blvd, Conroe TX
Conroe ISD’s Tribute
This is an annual event hosted by Conroe ISD in honor of our local veterans. It will be live-streamed or you can attend in person. For those veterans in attendance, you will receive a challenge coin. Their “Salute to Veterans” begins at 10 a.m. at the Woodforest Bank Stadium. To see past year’s tributes, click here.
Location: 19115 David Memorial Drive, Shenandoah, TX
Montgomery County truly honors veterans. There are enough activities and events in the Lake Conroe area celebrating them to fill an entire day. Regardless if you can attend any of these events, please take the time to thank a veteran. They served our country and were willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for us. We salute them and their service.
Local groups like the Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission and the VFW are always looking for ways to raise money. Follow the links to donate locally. Of course, you can also donate to any veteran cause or organization to help support their work. To all the veterans, we celebrate and honor you. Happy Veterans Day!