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Posted on: October 29, 2018

The Woodlands Township Veterans Day Tribute - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

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THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (November 11, 2018) – Due to forecasted heavy precipitation chances and dangerous winds between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m., The Woodlands Township Veterans Day Tribute has been cancelled. Those interested in dropping off care package items may still do so. Items can be dropped off to The Woodlands Township Town Hall (2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, 77381) Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The Township would like to thank all veterans for their service and look forward to hosting a successful event in 2019.

The Woodlands Township has proclaimed Veterans Day in the community for several years. Out of respect for those who wear the uniform of the United States of America and as a small token of appreciation for these individuals who have made the cause of peace and freedom around the world, the Township has hosted a Veterans Day event at Town Green Park, always on November 11. The event generally lasts approximately an hour and features the presentation of the Colors, a keynote speaker and patriotic music. 

The Woodlands Township Board of Directors, in full support of Veterans, issued this Proclamation at its October 24, 2018 meeting:

Whereas, we have a sacred trust with those who wear the uniform of the United States of  America; and     

Whereas, our Nation’s servicemen and women are our best and brightest, enlisting in times of  peace and war, serving with honor under the most difficult circumstances, and making sacrifices  that many of us cannot begin to imagine; and    

Whereas, we also pay tribute to all who have worn the uniform and continue to serve their  country as civilians protecting the greatest country in the world; and     

Whereas, our Veterans continue to stand up for those timeless American ideals of liberty, self-determination, and equal opportunity; and    

Whereas, on Veterans Day, we honor the heroes we have lost, and we rededicate ourselves to  the next generation of veterans by supporting  our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast  Guardsmen as they return home from duty;   

Now, therefore, with respect for and in recognition of the contributions our servicemen and  women have made to the cause of peace and freedom around the world, The Woodlands  Township Board of Directors and staff honor and recognize November 11, 2018, as Veterans Day  and encourage all residents and businesses in The Woodlands to recognize the valor and  sacrifice of our veterans through appropriate ceremonies, prayers and other expressions of  affirmation.


Previous release:

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 29, 2018) – The Woodlands Township invites the community to honor military men and women at the Veterans Day Tribute on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. in Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380.

The Woodlands Township Veterans Day Tribute will feature a presentation of colors and musical performances. Brig. Gen. (R) Henry Ostermann – United States Army Reserve Ambassador, will serve as the keynote speaker. A care package drop-off booth will also be on site to accept donations of recommended items to be shipped to the troops abroad.

For more information on the Veterans Day Tribute event and a list of recommended items for care packages, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/veteransday or call 281-210-3800.

For more information about The Woodlands Township, please call 281-210-3800 or visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.

Photo: The Woodlands Township invites the community to honor the military at the Veterans Day Tribute on Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive.

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