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Carbon County Veterans Affairs events

The Carbon County Veterans Affairs office has announced several upcoming events.

To register for any or all of them, email Christine LeClair, director, at cleclair@carboncounty.net or call 570-325-3986.

• The October Vietnam Veteran Coffee and Camaraderie will be held at 10 a.m. on Oct. 19 at the Palmerton Area Library.

RSVP by Oct. 16.

Veterans Day events

Carbon County is honoring veterans during the week of Veterans Day.

• The Annual Carbon County Veterans Day parade, held this year in Nesquehoning, will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 5 with a rain date of Nov. 12.

More details will be released closer to time.

• On Nov. 6, a ruck march/Walk with A Vet from Mauch Chunk Lake Park will begin at 7 a.m.

• Vets Vote: A campfire and supper at Mauch Chunk Lake Park will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 7.

Attendees are asked to bring a comfortable chair.

• On Nov. 8, the Veterans Hub of NEPA will hold an Open House at 1 p.m. The hub is located at St. Luke’s Lehighton.

• At 9:15 a.m. on Nov. 9, the county will hold its annual Veterans Day service in Josiah White Park. All are welcome.

• The week will conclude at 5 p.m. on Nov. 10 with the Second Annual Veterans Day dinner and resource fair at Penn’s Peak.

Special remarks will be made by Daniel Dailey, 15th Sergeant Major of the United States Army.

The event is free-for-all veterans, as well as one guest. Seating is limited.

RSVPs are appreciated for the week’s events. Deadline to register is Nov. 1.