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Valley honors veterans with many celebrations

Posted: Friday, Nov 8th, 2013

VALLEY — Veterans Day affords several opportunities for San Luis Valley residents to recognize those who have served and continue to serve this country.

Some of the events planned this weekend and on Monday, Veterans Day, include:

• The San Luis Valley Big Band will present its Veterans Day concert, “In Their Honor,” on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m., in the Ortega Middle School Auditorium, 401 Victoria Ave., Alamosa. Admission is free. A color guard, made up of members of the Adams State University Veterans Club and Alamosa VFW Post 899, as well as select veteran speakers, will be featured during the concert. Music for the evening will include America the Beautiful, God Bless America, The Armed Forces Medley, Stars and Stripes Forever, and God Bless The U.S.A., as well as some great standard jazz favorites.

For the complete article see the 11-09-2013 issue.

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