Blue Ridge Veterans picnic celebrates Roanoke Valley veterans


VINTON (WSLS 10) - The Blue Ridge Veterans Celebration Committee is celebrating Veterans across the Roanoke Valley with their 5th annual picnic and Veterans Ceremony at the Vinton War Memorial on Sunday, November 6, 2016.

The picnic is free for veterans or current military plus one guest.

The cost is $5 for others who would like to join in the celebration.

The event kicks off at noon with live music and an art exhibit featuring 39 pieces of original art about Combat in Vietnam.

The Veterans Ceremony begins at 1 p.m.

The event will recognize Vietnam veterans. Col. John Miller will be presenting Vietnam Commemorative pins.

The "High Ground" monument will be available to visit throughout the afternoon.

WSLS 10 is a proud sponsor of this event.    

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