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Veterans Day events

Here is a rundown of Tuesday's public events around the region:

Frankfort: All-veterans ceremony, 11 a.m., Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Coffee Tree Lane. Gov. Steve Beshear will be keynote speaker.

Nicholasville: Traditional Veterans Day program, 11 a.m., Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Guest speaker, live music, cannon-firing ceremony.

Lexington: Honoring All Who Served, annual concert and Veterans Day observance by the Bluegrass Military Affairs Coalition, 7 p.m., Anchor Baptist Church, 3601 Winthrop Drive. Veterans from all eras are encouraged to attend and wear their military medals and ribbons.

Transylvania University: The 113th U.S. Army Band Quintet will perform and state House Speaker Jody Richards will speak at a ceremony organized by Transylvania University students. 6 p.m. Mitchell Fine Arts Center. Free and open to public.

Danville: Veterans Day ceremony and luncheon, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., National Guard Armory. Veterans and immediate families from Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Mercer counties invited.

Wilmore: Thomson-Hood Veterans Center will honor all veterans with certificates at 11:11 a.m.

Hazard: Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center will hold a veterans recognition ceremony, 1:30-3 p.m. Food, guest speakers, displays and certificates for eligible veterans in attendance.

Mount Vernon: Rockcastle County Middle School will honor veterans and their families with a reception starting at 9:30 a.m., followed by a student-led program at 1 p.m.


Here's how Veterans Day will affect Lexington, state and federal offices and services:

The following offices will be closed:

■ U.S. District Court

■ U.S. Bankruptcy Court

■ Fayette Circuit Court

■ Fayette District Court

■ State government offices

■ Federal government offices

■ Veterans Affairs Medical Center administrative offices.

The following services will be altered:

■ U.S. Postal Service: No mail will be delivered.