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Thank A Vet! Hoover's Month Long Salute To Veterans 2019

THANK A VET Banner 2019

Hoover's month long salute to veterans will begin Sunday, November 3.
Join us for activities designed to honor those who have bravely served our country.

Download our Calendar of Events
Veterans Flag Recipient form
Support Our Soldiers Brochure

Kickoff Event - NOV 3, 2019

VETERANS PROGRAM Honoring Hoover’s Freedom Award Winner, World War II Veteran Bob Cahoon
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
• The Library Theatre

ALABAMA YOUTH SYMPHONY CONCERT
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Library Theatre

VETERANS RECEPTION
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Theatre Area

FLAG FOLDING CEREMONY (Hoover High School ROTC)
3:45 p.m. Library flagpole

Events All Week

WALK OF HONOR

See pictures of veterans from all wars and submit your own family members’ images to be added.

THE HISTORY OF VULCAN
with Lindsey Elliot

presented by the Friends of The Hoover Library
Monday, Nov 4 2019
Refreshments - 9:45 a.m.
Program - 10:00 a.m.
Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

RETURN WITH HONOR
Documentary about American prisoners of the Vietnam War

Tuesday, November 5 - 2:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. -- The Library Theatre

CHILDREN’S POSTER CONTEST

View posters created by school children in honor of veterans.

CHILDREN’S CRAFT

Create a patriotic gift for patients at the VA Hospital.

 

MILITARY UNIFORM DISPLAY

View uniforms from various branches of the service.

POW/MIA TABLE DISPLAY

See this salute to veterans who are Prisoners of War or Missing in Action.

 

Walk of Honor Submissions

Join the Hoover Library this Veterans Day in honoring those who have served in the U. S. Armed Forces. Submit a photo or digital image of the veteran or service member in your life.

When submitting a photo, please include the service member’s name, branch of service, rank or any other relevant information you wish to include.

Bring your photo to be scanned to the Technology Hub or email your digital image to hvrefdesk@bham.lib.al.us from November 2, 2019 to November 18, 2019. Please include “Veterans Day” in the subject line for digital submissions. Call 205-444-7840 for more information.

Memorial Paver Application

New pavers at Veterans Park are dedicated every year at Celebrate Hoover Day in May. This picturesque pavilion houses benches with pavers to honor those Killed In Action. The pavers in the central area honor veterans from all branches of service. Flags representing the service branches hang over the area, and a large American flag waves above all. Take a moment to visit this memorial and reflect on the service and sacrifice of all veterans. Download an application.

 

Photo Gallery and Media

View a gallery of photographs from past years' events.
For more information, call (205) 444-7800

Other Events

 Veterans Memorial Arbor Rededication - Monday, Nov 4 2019 at 9:30 a.m. -- Aldridge Gardens

Career Fair - Thursday, November 7 from 10am - 2pm -- The Finley Center -All civilians, current military and veterans - 100 Ben Chapman Dr. Hoover, AL 35044 (Behind the Hoover Met)
For more information download our flyer or contact Brian Crawford (205-335-1284), David Doyle (256-676-4321)

Salute to Veterans Ball - Thursday, November 7 from 5pm - 9pm -- The Finley Center - 100 Ben Chapman Dr. Hoover, AL 35044 (Behind the Hoover Met)
Keynote Speaker Senior VP of “Folds of Honor” and Founder of “Warriors for Freedom” Major Ed Pulido U. S. Army (Retired) $125 per person
For more information, contact Major General (USA Ret) David Burford (205) 718-9107 or go to http://vettes4vets.org/salute-to-veterans-ball/

New Horizons Veterans Luncheon Featuring Spain Park High School Musicians - Friday, November 8 from 11am - 1pm -- Senior Center
For more information, please contact the Senior Center at 205-739-6700.

Vettes4 Vets Salute to Veterans Patriot Dinner - 5:00pm to 9:00pm - Thur. November 17 -- The Finley Center - 100 Ben Chapman Dr. Hoover, AL 35044 (Behind the Hoover Met)
$125 Per Person -- For more information download our flyer or call Mark Davis (205-266-0632) www.Vettes4vets.org

Vettes4Vets Golf Tournament - Mon. November 18 -- Riverchase Country Club - 2000 Club Road, Birmingham, AL 35244
For more information download our flyer or visit us at www.Vettes4vets.org.

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