Nov 07 2014
Washington, D.C.-- Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today released the following list of Seventh District Veterans' Day Events:
"As Veterans' Day approaches, I would like to take a moment to thank all of our district's veterans for their courageous service. My office put together a list of upcoming Veterans' Day Parades and events in our community. If you see an event that is not mentioned, please add it in the comment section below. Help us spread the word about these events and join me in thanking our Seventh District Veterans for their service. We salute you!"
TOMORROW, NOVEMBER 8
8:30 a.m. Horry County Veterans breakfast and wreath-laying ceremony. Old Horry County Courthouse grounds, Third Avenue, Conway
12:00 p.m. Conway Veterans Billiards Tournament
Wrecking Ball Tavern, 702 S.C. 544, Conway. Tournament benefits Wreaths Across America and Veterans Welcome Home Center. Pool competition starting at 1 p.m. Tournament entry fee: $10. Meal: $5 a plate. Local motorcycle stunt riders at 3 p.m., live music and raffle at 8 p.m.
1:00 p.m. Andrews Veterans Association Veterans Day Parade
Forms near Food Lion on Main Street at 12:30 p.m. Ends at Armory, where there will be a brief ceremony .
4:00 p.m. “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” program of American Choral Music. Church of the Resurrection, 8901 US 17 Bypass, Surfside Beach. Benefiting the Veterans’ Welcome Home & Resource Center in Little River, which helps Veterans transition back in to civilian life. Suggested Donations: $10 adults, $7 students and seniors. Free child care and apple cobbler reception offered.
5:00 p.m. Blue Star Mothers dinner dance Fundraiser
Moose Lodge, 479 Burcale Road, Myrtle Beach. Fundraiser to obtain more contributions to apply toward the purchase of wreaths for Florence National Cemetery.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9
4:00 p.m. Aynor Veterans’ Day Program
Aynor United Methodist Church, 1007 Elm St.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10
3:00 p.m. 3rd Annual Veterans Appreciation Reception
Carolina Forest Library. There will be refreshments, door prizes and time to fellowship. The reception is free but seats are limited.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11: Veterans’ Day
9:20 a.m. Myrtle Beach Veterans’ Day Ceremony
Myrtle Beach High School Auditorium.
9:00 a.m. Georgetown Veterans’ Day Celebration
Georgetown Housing Authority, 1 Lincoln St., Georgetown
10:30 a.m. Dillon County Veterans’ Day Ceremony
Latta High School Gymnasium
10:30 a.m. Chesterfield Veterans’ Day Parade
Carolina Centre, Downtown-Main Street, Chesterfield, SC
10:30 a.m. North Myrtle Beach Veterans’ Day Service
Memorial Gardens, North Myrtle Beach at U.S. 17, S.C. 9, S.C. 90 and Nixon Crossroads.
11:00 a.m. Olanta Veterans’ Day Ceremony
Dr. John M. Thomason Public Library. For more information, visitwww.florencelibrary.com
11:00 a.m. Florence Veterans' Day Ceremony
Florence Veterans Park, 601 Woody Jones Boulevard, Florence
11:00 a.m. Murrells Inlet Veterans’ Day Service
American Legion Post 178, 3950 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet
11:00 a.m. Conway Veterans’ Day Service
Old Horry County Court House Grounds, Third Ave., Conway
11:00 a.m. Myrtle Beach Veterans’ Day Remembrance Ceremony
Myrtle Beach Convention Center plaza, Oak Street
Includes concert by Festive Brass of Myrtle Beach at 10:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. Murrells Inlet Veterans' Day Ceremony
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10420, U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet
1:45 p.m. Veterans’ Day Program
Myrtle Beach Intermediate School, 3301 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach
2:00 p.m. Surfside Beach Veterans’ Day Service
Veterans Memorial Park in Fuller Park, Surfside Beach
3:00 p.m. Freedom Fidos Ribbon Cutting
Twisters Soft Serve, 3968 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet
Nonprofit organization that helps veterans with disabilities, and their children, by providing them service dogs for free.
4:00 p.m. Georgetown Veterans’ Day Parade
Line-up begins at 3:00 p.m. in East Bay Park. Ends in Downtown on Front St.
7:30 p.m. 10th Annual Salute to American Veterans
Wheelwright Auditorium, Coastal Carolina University. The program will feature patriotic music, a color guard, recognition of veterans from all service branches, and premiere of historical documentary “Uncommon Courage,” a locally produced documentary about U.S. paratroopers on D-Day. Free admission and complimentary refreshments.