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Woonsocket Announces Saturday, November 11th Veterans Day Observance at United Veterans Council Armed Forces Park

WOONSOCKET, RI: The City of Woonsocket and the United Veterans Council of Woonsocket (UVC) will be holding this year’s Veterans Day Observance on Saturday, November 11th at 11:00 a.m. at the United Veterans Council Armed Forces Park on Davison Avenue. All community members are invited to attend this event to recognize the contributions of veterans past and present and show their appreciation toward them.

WOON 1240 AM Radio will broadcast this event live. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in Harris Hall. Notification of event changes will be announced on WOON and WNRI Radio.

 

 

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