There are many ways to celebrate and honor those who served, and Martin County has several special events happening on Monday, November 11, 2019! According the the U.S. Census Bureau, Martin County is home to nearly 10,000 veterans, including those who served in WWII, Korea, Vietnam and the Gulf wars. Come celebrate these heroes on Monday, November 11th.
Parade and Ceremony - 10:00 AM
The annual Veterans Day Parade will be held Monday, November 11th at 10:00 AM starting at Amerigo Ave at East Ocean Blvd and ending at Memorial Park with a ceremony. This year's guest speaker and grand marshal is Lt. General Frank Libutti, USMC (Ret). The traditional Veterans Day event, sponsored by the Veterans Council of Martin County, will feature veterans and veteran service organizations along with various groups from the community. Organized by a network of local civic minded groups, organizations and individuals, the parade is supported by the City of Stuart and Martin County. For more information about the parade, visit www.StuartParades.com, or contact Jim Riordan at 772-220-4127.
Flag Pole Dedication - 1:00 PM
The Martin County Board of County Commissioners invites residents, visitors and veterans to a flag pole dedication ceremony at the Elliott Museum on Monday, November 11th at 1:00 PM, to honor those who served and those who continue to serve. The Elliot Museum is located at 825 Northeast Ocean Boulevard, Stuart. For questions, contact Laura at 772-288-5677.
About The Veterans Council of Martin County
The Veterans Council of Martin County is a not for profit organization dedicated to the betterment of and to help homeless veterans and those veterans in need of assistance. One of the principle functions of the council is to provide transportation to elderly, disabled or veterans needing transportation to the VA Hospital in West Palm Beach. For more information about the Veterans Council of Martin County, contact Tony Reese at 772-288-5448.
About Veterans Day
Originally called Armistice Day and the end of WWI which was singed at eleven o'clock in the morning on the eleventh day of the eleventh month. After WWII Armistice Day became what is today - Veteran's Day, a day in which we honor all American Veterans.