Veterans Day Celebration: "Houston Salutes American Heroes"


Monday, November 11, 2013

AT&T Veterans Job Fair, Walgreens Veterans Health Fair, Ceremony and H-E-B Parade

The City of Houston invites everyone to show support for our Armed Forces at the annual "Houston Salutes American Heroes" Veterans Day Celebration on Monday, November 11. The festivities begin at Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby, Houston 77002, with the AT&T Veterans Job Fair and Walgreens Veterans Health Fair, open 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

A moment of silence will be observed at 11 a.m., followed by the 11thhour ceremony in memory of the World War I signing of the Armistice. The American Heroes Parade, sponsored by H-E-B, begins at 12:30 p.m. at Dallas and Bagby, proceeding east Dallas, north on Louisiana, west on Walker, south on Smith and ending at Bagby.

Monday, November 11, 2013
• 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. AT&T Veterans Job Fair
• 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Walgreens Veterans Health Fair
• 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Ceremony
• 12:30 p.m. American Heroes Parade sponsored by H-E-B

Free parking is available 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Theater District Parking, Tranquillity Garage, 501 Rusk, Houston 77002, entrances 2 and 5 only. (If you enter the garage prior to 12:30 p.m., parking will remain free for the rest of the day.) For more information about the celebration, visit

To learn more about the City's Office of Veterans' Affairs (HCOVA) and its services, visit

By HoustonNewsTodayNewswire

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