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The following events have been set to honor veterans this week:

• CHAMPION — The Trumbull Career and Technical Center will honor veterans during a live ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Friday. The ceremony will follow a breakfast hosted by students in the culinary arts academy for veteran guests and employed veterans.

Modern Dental Concepts and TCTC’s dental assisting program are partnering for their second annual Dental Health Day for Veterans. Three doctors from will provide free dental treatment to veterans 9 a.m. to noon Friday.

Interested military members and veterans should call 330-847-0676 to make an appointment at Modern Dental Concepts.

Other free services include auto detailing, haircuts and manicures. The auto collision technology program will schedule appointments for auto detailing this week. The cosmetology program will schedule appointments for haircuts and manicures 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Veterans and military members can call 330-847-0503, Ext. 1062, to make an appointment for these services.

• GIRARD — The Girard Veterans Council will conduct Veterans Day services Friday with a parade at 6 p.m. marching from Boardman Medical Center south on Market to Liberty Street and west on Liberty to the Officer Justin Leo Memorial Bridge. A wreath will be cast into the river. The parade then will march east to Market Street and north to High Street to the War Memorial. A wreath will be placed at the memorial. Mayor James Melfi will be the main speaker.

• HOWLAND — A Veterans Day flag-waving event will be noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the Trumbull County GOP Headquarters, 1195 Niles Cortland Road, Warren. Participants are asked to wear red, white and blue and bring U.S. flags or military flags.

• HUBBARD — The Red Door Ministry, 759 E. Liberty St. Ext., Hubbard, will have a special Veterans Day program at 7 p.m. Friday. All U.S. military veterans, family members of veterans and those who would like to recognize and pay tribute to veterans are invited to attend. The event will feature speakers, music, readings and recognition of all veterans in attendance. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the program starting at 7 p.m.

Retired U.S. Army Brigade Command Sgt. Maj.Babette Bell will be the keynote speaker. Bell served more than 24 years on active duty and two years as an Army Reservist.

Also participating in the Veterans Day program will be Tim DeTal, who serves as fair weather lodge coordinator of the Human Services Center in New Castle.

• WARREN — The city and the Tribune Chronicle will host a Veterans Day parade Friday immediately following a program at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Mahoning Avenue NW. The parade will begin around 12:15 p.m. Lineup will be in Perkins Park between the Women’s Park and Trumbull County Tourism Bureau. The parade will travel south on Mahoning Avenue, past a review stand set up near the Trumbull County Veterans Memorial and then east on Market Street through the downtown area, ending at Vine and High streets. Veterans whose stories were told this year as part of the Tribune Chronicle veterans series will participate.

The Packard Band will provide musical memories and a salute to veterans at 3 p.m. Nov. 13 at Packard Music Hall.

(To include a Veterans Day event email to or fax 330-841-1717.)

Mahoning County

• AUSTINTOWN — Fitch High School will host its Veterans Day assembly 8:30 a.m. Friday in the school auditorium with speaker Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Marhulik.

Marhulik is now an Austintown Fitch staff member and works with students in the JROTC Program. Marhulik enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in July 1984, and began serving in the Air Force Reserve. In 1991, Thomas returned to the Air Force Reserve, and flew as a C-130H Loadmaster with the 910th Air Wing located at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Vienna. From 1992, until the end of his career, Thomas was deployed to various locations during America’s war on terrorism and numerous humanitarian missions throughout the world.

• BEAVER –Beaver Township Veterans Day program will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the safety building, 601 W. South Range Road. Guest speaker is Susan Krawchyk, director of Mahoning County Veterans Services.

• CANFIELD — Canfield American Legion Post 177 will conduct a formal dedication ceremony for the new Veterans Plaza on the North Green 1 p.m. Friday at the plaza, which was constructed around the new 60-foot flag pole that was formally dedicated in November 2021.

Brief comments about the plaza and the meaning of Veterans Day will be made by Capt. Greg Cooper, U.S. Navy, Retired; and police Chief / acting Canfield City Manager Chuck Colucci.

Following the dedication, refreshments hosted by the Post 177 Auxiliary will be available at the Lane Family Center, 45 N. Broad St.

• STRUTHERS — Struthers City Schools will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday at the Struthers Veterans Memorial, corner of Morrison Street and Euclid Avenue. Guest speaker is Michael Curtis. Dr. Sandra DiVaccoi will serve as master of ceremonies.

• YOUNGSTOWN — Veterans who are Heritage Manor Rehabilitation and Retirement Community residents, Levy Gardens Assisted Living tenants and Adult Day Services at Heritage Manor will be honored in a ceremony 2 p.m. Friday at 517 Gypsy Lane sponsored by Heritage Manor and Southern Care hospice. Each veteran will be individually recognized, given a certificate and pin, and saluted.

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