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Veterans Day

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Retired Army Maj. Ed Pulido, senior vice president of the Folds of Honor Foundation, delivered a message about challenges, triumph and change. Read more

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The Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient is a founding member of the Warriors for Freedom Foundation, a leadership institute focused on the mental, physical and wellness support for wounded veterans and their families. Read more

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Hoover, county and state offices will close for both the Veterans Day and Thanksgiving holidays in 2019, but some public buildings will have different holiday hours. Read more

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I hope you will take a few moments to reflect on how fortunate we are to live in such a great country — a country that would not be what it is today if it weren’t for the men and women who have served and are serving in our armed forces. Read more

Mayor's Minute

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

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

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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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    Vettes4Vets Presisdent and CEO retired Maj. Gen. David Burford, at left, joins Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, his wife Frances Brocato and retired Army Maj. Ed Pulido, senior vice president of the Folds of Honor Foundation and a founder of the Warriors for Freedom Foundation at the 2019 Salute to Veterans Ball put on by Vettes4Vets at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

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    Vettes4Vets founder Mark Davis, at left, joins Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and Vettes4Vets President and CEO retired Maj. Gen. David Burford at the 2019 Salute to Veterans Ball put on by Vettes4Vets at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

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    Retired Army Major Ed Pulido, senior vice president of the Folds of Honor Foundation, at left, joins Vettes4Vets board member Lori Banes and Vettes4Vets founder Mark Davis at the 2019 Salute to Veterans Ball put on by Vettes4Vets at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Banes presented Pulido with a print of her patriotic artwork, and Pulido presented Banes with an autographed copy of his book.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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