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Honoring veterans

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Posted: Friday, November 8, 2013 4:30 am

The city of Harker Heights and the Harker Heights Veterans’ Council will pay tribute to all individuals, past and present, who served or are serving in the armed forces, at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Veterans Monument, 300 Miller’s Crossing. Guest speaker will be Brig. Gen. Douglas Gabram, deputy commanding general, 1st Cavalry Division, with remarks by Mayor Mike Aycock and the traditional wreath laying to honor those who gave their lives. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved into the Recreation Center.

For more information, call 254-953-5465.

Movie day

The Belton Senior Activity Center, 842 S. Mitchell St., is having Movie Day at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. The featured movie will be “New in Town.” This activity is open to all area seniors and their guests. Free popcorn and drinks will be provided.

For more information, call the Belton Senior Activity Center at 254-939-1170 or the Activities Director at 254-718-1859.

Cold weather drive

The Nolanville Police Department’s Chaplains Program is collecting cold weather items, such as socks, gloves and hats, along with nonperishable foods through Nov. 26. Donations can be dropped off to the police department, 100 North Main St.

For more information, call Chief Gary Kent at 254-698-6334.

Celebrating veterans

The Belton Senior Activity Center will have a Celebration of Veterans at 8:30 a.m. today at the Belton Senior Activity Center, 842 S. Mitchell St. The speaker will be retired chaplain Dr. Al Lowe. The Junior ROTC from Belton High School will post the colors and the Belton High School Madrigal singers will provide music for the celebration. This event is open to the public and all area veterans and their families are invited. For more information, call the Belton Senior Activity Center at 254-939-1170 or the activities director at 254-718-1859.

Book sale Saturday at library

The Friends of the Stewart C, Meyer Library, 400 Indian Trail, will have its semi-annual book sale 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Books, audio books, VHS tapes and DVDs will be for sale. All proceeds support library programs. For more information call 254-953-5491.

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