A solemn ritual to mark national Veterans Day will be held on Nov. 3 at the Old Homosassa Veteran’s Memorial on Yulee Drive, across from the elementary school.

Following a motorcycle run by American Legion Post 155 with full police escort, the ceremony will begin at 10 a.m.

Mark J. Long Sr., President of Old Homosassa Veteran’s Memorial, will welcome those in attendance.

The Master of Ceremony will be Richard “Bud” Allen, who served in the United States Marine Corps and is the Commander of Aaron A. Weaver, Chapter 776 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

The Reverend Troy Allen, Youth Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Homosassa, will offer the opening and closing prayers.

County Commissioner Ron Kitchen, Jr. will deliver the main tribute.

Students from the Homosassa Elementary School will serenade the veterans and will place flags at the monument to honor fallen veterans.

Additional musical selections will be presented by Eve Allen and Rhonda Payne.

For more details, call 422-8092.

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