The City of Lake Charles celebrates Veterans Day beginning this Saturday November 8th at 10 a.m.  Here's scheduled events around the city.
(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The Lake Charles Mayor’s Armed Forces Commission will host the City’s annual Veterans Day celebration.  The ceremony will take place at the Veterans Memorial Park, located on Lakeshore Drive, Saturday November 8th, at 10 a.m.   

This years event will feature special guest speaker Brigadier General William B. Hickman, Commanding General, JRTC and Fort Polk, LA.  The ceremony will give special recognition to the newly established Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1098.

This is a free event and the public is invited to attend.  There will also be a free Gumbo Cook-off beginning immediately following the ceremony.  For more info contact Roy Sanders at (337)-794-6163

This is a family friendly event as well. Speaking of which, the City of Lake Charles Department of Recreation and Parks will provide a “Kid’s Fun Zone” complete with a coloring station, face painting, balloons, fun jumps and much more. 


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