Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Russel T. Scott Post 5993 of Ava will host a special event Sunday, Nov. 11, acknowledging the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I. The event will begin at 3:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post, which is located near City Hall.
The VFW recognition is set to follow Veterans Day activities at the Ava Cemetery which begin at 2:00 p.m.
At 3:00 p.m., Russel T. Scott Post will present a short Veterans Day program, while also commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. A display of local World War I artifacts and veteran belongings will also be available for viewing.
Concluding the ceremony, the VFW Auxiliary will serve ice cream and snacks, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., and for those who are interested, a VFW Post 5993 Veterans Service Officer will be available to answer questions and provide information about veterans benefits.