Veterans Day, annually held on November 11, is a day to honor more than 19 million men and women who have served in the United States military. Individuals take this day to go and visit the gravesites of their fallen friends and family members who have fought for our country.
Highland County offers a variety of veteran memorials that are scattered across the county including: Hillsboro, Greenfield, and Leesburg. Here are some locations you can visit to honor our fallen military soldiers.
Leesburg Veterans Memorial --- (10 West Main Street, Leesburg, Ohio 45135)
Along with all of these memorials, Highland County businesses are also offering special Veterans Day specials. A special thanks to the Highland County Veterans Service Office for providing the following list of Veterans Day services in and around Highland County:
Before Nov 11th
Nov. 7: 8 a.m. — East Clinton High School’s Veterans Day Program, Lees Creek, breakfast at 8 a.m., program begins at 9:15 a.m.
Nov. 8: All Day — Mona Lisa’s, free slice of pumpkin pie and coffee in Mowrystown
Nov. 8-14: “Dear Sirs” film, free movie for everyone at Star Cinemas, times TBA
Nov. 10: 7:30 a.m. — White Oak High School’s Veterans Breakfast & Assembly, Mowrystown gym entrance, doors open at 7:30 a.m., assembly at 8:35 a.m.
Nov. 10: 8 a.m. — Lynchburg-Clay MS/HS Combined Veterans Program, refreshments at 8 a.m. in cafeteria, program in gym begins at 9 a.m.
Nov. 10: 8:15 a.m. — McClain High School Veterans Day Program in Greenfield
Nov. 10: 9:30 a.m. — Fairfield Elementary School’s Veterans Assembly
Nov. 10: 10:15 a.m. — Bright Local Elementary Veterans Program in Sugar Tree Ridge
Nov. 10: RSVP — Highland County Senior Center’s Lunch for Veterans, free for veterans only, RSVP required by calling 937-393-4745
Nov. 10: 1 p.m. — Hillsboro High/Middle School’s Veterans Day Assembly, RSVP by Nov. 6 to Mrs. Juillerat at 937-393-3485, park in front of the middle school entry parking area before entering the high school gym.
Nov. 10: 1:30 — Hillsboro Christian Academy’s Veterans Program in the gymnasium, refreshments at 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 10: 4 p.m. — Highland County Veterans Services’ 11th Annual Veterans Appreciation Night at the Hi-TEC, no RSVP required.
Sat., Nov. 11 Veterans Day
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. — VFW Post 4736, providing a free breakfast for veterans in Greenfield
11 a.m. — Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 Annual Veterans Day Program
4:30 p.m. — DAV Chapter 123 Annual Veterans Dinner at the Hi-TEC Center Conference Room, no RSVP
All Day — Frisch’s, 10 percent discount for veterans every day in Hillsboro
All Day — Gold Star Chili, 10 percent discount for veterans everyday in Hillsboro
All Day — Patriot Public House, 50 percent off any sandwich for veterans, 15 percent discount every day
After Nov 11th
Nov. 14, All Day — Hillsboro Elementary Veterans Day Program (at the Hillsboro High School gym).
You’ll find everything you’re looking for right here in Highland County, Ohio.