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Veterans Day celebrations in Owensboro

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OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) -

The Owensboro Daviess County Veterans Committee and the City of Owensboro are inviting residents out to the 2013 Veterans Day Parade and day of celebration on Saturday.  

As part of this year's events, Korean War Veterans will be honored on the 60th anniversary of the conflict. The City invites all Korean War Veterans to join the parade as honorary grand marshals in this year's parade and attend a special dinner following the parade. Contact Natalie Cecil at (270) 687-8702 or cecilna@owensboro.org to register for the event.

This year's parade will begin at 3:45 p.m. at Second Street and Crittenden Street. The parade route will travel west on Second Street, north on Daviess Street, and west on Veterans Boulevard ending at Frederica Street.

Following the parade, Smothers Park will be filled with live music leading up to a fireworks display at 5:30 p.m. over the Ohio River.  

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