Leon County and the American Legion to Honor Veterans at Seventh Annual Operation Thank You

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 

 

Leon County and the American Legion to Honor Veterans at Seventh Annual Operation Thank You


WHO: Leon County and the American Legion Sauls-Bridges Post 13
WHAT: Operation Thank You Veterans Day Breakfast
WHEN: Monday, November 12 from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
WHERE: American Legion, 229 Lake Ella Drive

In its continuous and long tradition of supporting local veterans, Leon County has partnered with the American Legion Sauls-Bridges Post 13 to host the Operation Thank You Veterans Day Breakfast on Monday, November 12 from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. At 8 a.m., a ceremony will be held to honor all veterans and remember those who dedicated their lives in service to our country. The breakfast event will take place at the American Legion located at 229 Lake Ella Drive.

Leon County Commissioners, County staff, American Legion members, and volunteers will be on hand serving breakfast to veterans. Each veteran in attendance will receive an Operation Thank You Commemorative Challenge Coin.

The event is free and open to the public.

Throughout the year, Leon County works with veterans one-on-one to ensure that those who have dedicated their lives in service to our country have access to the benefits and resources they have earned for their honorable military service. From handling benefit claims, managing the Veterans Emergency Assistance Program, working with community partners, and much more, Leon County has helped local veterans receive more than $18.9 million in claim actions.   

For more information, contact Shington Lamy, Leon County Human Services and Community Partnerships, at (850) 606-1900 / LamyS@LeonCountyFL.gov or Mathieu Cavell, Leon County Community and Media Relations, at (850) 606-5300 / cmr@LeonCountyFL.gov .


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