Updated: Thursday, 11 Nov 2010, 9:43 AM EST
Published : Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010, 11:20 AM EST
BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - These are some of the many public Veterans Day ceremonies taking place around western New York.
Veterans Day Observances- November 11
2nd Annual Veteran's Day Parade
Parade will start at Delaware and Summer and end at City Hall, Niagara Square
74th/174th Infantry, NY National Guard, Veterans Association
Connecticut Street Armory
184 Connecticut Street
Guest speaker: Lou Palma, veteran of WWII, the Korean War and Vietnam War
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Erie County American Legion
1411 Delaware Avenue
Flags placed on graves, a gun salute and blowing of taps
Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System
Ceremony by the flag pole at Building 3 on the grounds of its Batavia site
222 Richmond Ave.
Color Guard Ceremonies
Veterans display military memorabilia in the Community Room
Hamburg Township and VFW Post 1419
Placement of wreath in the Field of Valor and salute to armed forces
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 865 Bigelow Avenue
The Vietnam wall is lined with photos of alll the veterans from Chautauqua County who died in Vietnam. In addition to the Vietnam Veterans of America, the club is home to the Jamestown Vietnam Veterans and the Veterans of Modern Warfare.
American Legion Ceremony
Recitation of "In Flanders Field" by Partners in Patriotism and "America's Answer" by students at theCharles Upton School
Veterans Monument in the Village Common
Clute-Phillips American Legion Post 938 will honor veterans
Boy Scout Troop 23 will conduct flag retirement ceremony
Niagara County Community College
Sgt. Derek Hornung, Iraqi veteran serving in the U.S. Army Reserves to lead ceremonies.
Petty Officer Vince Scherber , Vietnam War 1969-1973, will be the keynote speaker
Town of Wales
Dedication of the restored Goodleberg Cemetery
The restoration was completed as an Eagle Scout project by Nate Damon.
Dedication of the new flag pole and a memorial bench in honor of Charles Spahn.
George F. Lamm Post 622, American Legion
Ceremony in Williamsville Cemetery
5402 Main Street
Certificate presented to Eddie Knibloe, a Williamsville South Boy Scout who helped re- landscape the area around the Veterans monument.
Greenwood Cemetery, Route 18
American Legion Martin F. Jennings Post 836