Veterans Day Observance

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Veterans Day Observance
Veterans Day Observance
Veterans Day Observance
Veterans Day Observance
Veterans Day Observance

Monday, November 11, 2019

To recognize this occasion and to honor all of those who have served our country, the City will hold its annual Veterans Day Observance on Monday, November 11, 2019. There will be an official ceremony at 1 p.m. at the Concert Pavilion.

City officials and members of local veterans groups will honor those who have served in all branches of the military. Officials, veterans and community organizations will also participate in a solemn wreath laying ceremony, followed by a reception inside City Hall. Joining the observance will be special guest speaker.

Support Homeless Veterans

At the observance we will be collecting items to support homeless veterans in Montgomery County. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #2562 is partnering with the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH) to support Operation Homecoming, which provides safe, stable and affordable housing to an average of 75 homeless veterans each year. Below is a list of items requested by MCCH.

Toiletries Cleaning Supplies Food
Shampoo & Conditioner Dishwashing Soap Canned Chili, Stews, & Soups
Soap Dishwasher Soap Canned Tuna, Salmon, & Beans
Toothbrushes & Toothpaste Bathroom Cleaners Dried Fruit & Nuts
Razors & Shaving Cream All-Purpose Cleaners Canned Fruits & Vegetables
Lotion Cleaning Sponges Peanut Butter & Jelly
Deodorant Laundry Detergent Ground Coffee
Hairbrushes & Combs Dryer Sheets Cereal, Oatmeal, & Granola Bars
Towels Trash Bags Rice, Pasta, & Sauces

Please make checks payable to the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless. Drop-offs, tax deductible receipts and more information are available between 4 and 9 p.m. at MCCH, 600 East Gude Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, 301-917-6644.