Veterans honored at Blue Ridge Veterans Celebration event

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VINTON (WSLS 10) - The Blue Ridge Veterans Celebration picnic and ceremony was held Sunday afternoon. Organizers said more than 100 people attended this year's event which included special honors for certain veterans.

Vietnam veterans were recognized with a 50th commemoration pin. Vinton Mayor Brad Grose talked about veterans service and sacrifices made for our country. WSLS 10 is a sponsor of this annual event. Virginia Today anchor Jenna Zibton emceed the event at the Vinton War Memorial.