Nevada County to honor its heroes Saturday with Veterans Day events |

Nevada County to honor its heroes Saturday with Veterans Day events

The Union staff
From left, Marine Corps veteran Steve Hoss, Marine Corps veteran Oral Stallings, Army veteran Bernie Bachli and Army veteran Pete Vasilakos present colors during last year's Veterans Day ceremony at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building.
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Veterans Day events kick off Saturday with a breakfast hosted by Nevada County All Veteran Stand Down.

Food will be served from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 828 W Main St., Grass Valley. The breakfast is free for veterans with identification and their family members. The event costs $5 for community members and is free for children under 10 years old.

A Veterans Day ceremony hosted by American Legion Post 130 is scheduled to follow at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building, 225 S Auburn St., Grass Valley.

The theme of this year’s ceremony — which runs from 10 to 11 a.m. — is a “Salute to Lady Veterans.” The event features performances by the Grass Valley Men’s Voice Choir and a variety of speakers. The Nevada County All Veterans Honor Guard will be presenting the colors, providing a 3 Volley Gun Salute and playing Taps.

A pot luck lunch hosted by VFW Post 2655 is scheduled for 12 to 3 p.m. Saturday and is open to veterans and members. The lunch takes place at the Nevada City Veterans Memorial Building, 415 N Pine Street, Nevada City.

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