Vietnam Veterans Ceremony, Gleaning for the World and more news happening today

What's News Today (WSLS 10)

Good morning!

Here’s a look at some of the stories we’ll be following today as they make headlines across Southwest Virginia:

  • The American Legion Post 104 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9855 will host a ceremony to recognize and thank local veterans and their families who served during the Vietnam War. It is happening at Liberty Baptist Church Ministry Center at 10 a.m.
  • Gleaning for the World will host a collection for the victims of the eastern Kentucky flooding at 10 a.m. It is happening at Sam’s Club on Wards Road in Lynchburg until 6 p.m. The collection will also take place on Friday at the same time and place.
  • The Mountain Valley Cluster Dog Show in Salem starts at 8 a.m. People can enjoy vendors with a variety of dog products, items and gifts for sale at the Salem Civic Center. Admission is free and the event is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day until Aug. 7.
  • God’s Pit Crew is asking the community for donated supplies for Blessing Buckets to help flood victims in eastern Kentucky. Starting at 9 a.m. and lasting through 5 p.m., the nonprofit will be located at the Parkland entrance of its warehouse at 132 Parkland Drive in Danville. The organization is asking for supplies like toilet paper, paper towels, water, washcloths, canned and non-perishable food. Supplies will be accepted through today.
  • A Knight with Kendall is happening at 7 p.m. at the Academy Center of the Arts. Performer Kendall Knight will put on a drag performance he says pays tribute to other artists like Cher, Taylor Swift and more.

Have a great Thursday!

About the Author:

Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.