Veterans Day events
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell visits Shelby and Fayette counties Nov. 11.
■ 11 a.m. McConnell speaks at the dedication of the Fallen Heroes Sculpture at Veteran's Park, Fifth and Main streets, Shelbyville.
■ 3 p.m. McConnell presents a speech, Happy Chandler, Earle Clements and Thruston Morton: The Rivalry that Defined an Era and Launched a Career. Transylvania University Carrick Theater, Mitchell Fine Arts Center, 300 N. Broadway, Lexington.
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Volunteers of America Veterans Day of Service. 11 a.m. Nov. 11. A wreath will be placed at the foot of the Veterans Memorial Statue Veterans Memorial Statue, Phoenix Park, 100 E. Main St., Lexington. Speakers include Charlie Lanter of the Lexington-Fayette County Urban Government and Jeffrey Gates and Anne Vandervort from Volunteers of America. (502) 636-0771.
Veterans Day Ceremony at Camp Nelson Cemetery. 11 a.m. Nov. 11. Camp Nelson Cemetery, 6980 Danville Rd., Nicholasville. Keynote speaker Col. Brian F. Wertzler, US Property & Fiscal Officer, Kentucky National Guard. Campnelson.org.
A Kentuckian at Iwo Jima. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Woodford County Library, 115 N. Main St., Versailles. Woodfordcountylibrary.org.
Wilmore Veterans Day Parade. 10 a.m. Nov. 14. Parade line-up starts at 9:30 a.m. at Rice St. in Wilmore, travels up E. Main St., up N. Lexington Av.e to the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, 100 Veterans Dr., Wilmore. Following the parade Capt. Kimberly I. Barnard. will speak.
Panel Discussion of wartime experiences of Woodford County citizens and soldiers. Woodford County Library, 115 N. Main St., Versailles. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Call (859) 873-5191 to sign up. Woodfordcountylibrary.org.