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Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 1

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About 250 people attended a celebration at the Hoover Public Library Sunday afternoon. Read more

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On Nov. 9, Brock's Gap Intermediate School held their annual Veterans Day ceremony. Read more

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The Hoover City Hall Art Gallery will put the artwork of local veterans on display beginning Nov. 6, in conjunction with the City's Veterans Day celebrations. The work will be on display for several months. Read more

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Hoover city offices will close for both the Veterans Day and Thanksgiving holidays in 2017, but some public buildings will have different holiday hours. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The Clydesdale team have been a Budweiser tradition since the 1930s. Read more

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Veterans Day 2016 artwork

Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

One exception is the Hoover Recreation Center, which will be open normal hours for a Friday. Read more

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Jim Lawrence was designated by former Gov. George Wallace as the "first Alabama veteran of the Vietnam War." Read more

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Green Valley Veterans Day 2015

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Fourteen Hoover public schools have programs planned to honor veterans in the week or so preceding Veterans Day. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Cook.

The public unveiling of the arbor and busts of two Hoover residents killed in military action is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday. Read more

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The city of Hoover will hold numerous activities in November to celebrate veterans. Read more

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Courtesy of Anne Bishop

The Alabama Veterans Memorial Foundation is hosting its annual Veterans Day Patriotic Tribute at Alabama Veterans Memorial Park. Read more

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Michael and Victoria Thorin

Photo courtesy of Michael Thorin

A reception to honor veterans was held at 2 p.m., followed by a concert by the Alabama Youth Symphony. Read more

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  • Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (16)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (16)

    The Shades of Blue jazz band from Spain Park High School entertains people as they enter the Salute to Veterans Ball at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

  • Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (21)

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    Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (21)

    Connie Hartley, at left, talks with Charon Rivers at the Salute to Veterans Ball at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

  • Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (15)

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    Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (15)

    Ray Brook of Bessemer, Alabama, welcomes people to the Salute to Veterans Ball at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

  • Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (17)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (17)

    The Shades of Blue jazz band from Spain Park High School entertains people as they enter the Salute to Veterans Ball at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

  • Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (18)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (18)

    The Shades of Blue jazz band from Spain Park High School entertains people as they enter the Salute to Veterans Ball at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

  • Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (23)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (23)

    Guests at the Salute to Veterans Ball at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, check out one of the Corvettes on display at the event on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

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