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Veterans Calendar

Florida Times-Union - 9/9/2018

Sept. 09--MONDAY

American Legion Post 137 Rod and Pole Meeting: 7 p.m., 5443 San Juan Ave. (904) 662-2325.

American Legion and Auxiliary Meetings: 8 p.m., American Legion Post 316, 1127 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach. (904) 249-0202.


9/11 Remembrance Ceremony: 8:40-9 a.m., K9s for Warrior Camp K9, 114 Camp K9 Road, Ponte Vedra. A brief service to honor the fallen of 9/11 hosted by K9s for Warriors. Will include an address to attendees, lowering of flags and a moment of silence followed by Taps. (904) 686-1956 or k9sforwarriors.org.

9/11 Heroes Run: 6:30 p.m., Sea Walk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach. 5K run in remembrance and gratitude for all ages and levels. #911HEROESRUN, Register at 911HEROESRUN.org.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 38 Meeting: 7 p.m., 470 Madeira Drive, Orange Park. Help available for veterans and families with claims for benefits, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Appointments (904) 269-2945.

Mandarin American Legion Post 372: 7 p.m., St. Johns Elks Lodge 2866, 4280 Oldfield Crossing Drive. (904) 536-3144.


VFW Post 5968 Meeting: 7:30 p.m., Post home, 187 Arora Blvd., Orange Park. (904) 276-5968.


Daughters of the American Revolution Jean Ribault Chapter: 10 a.m., Queen's Harbour Yacht and Country Club, Clubhouse, 1131 Queens Harbor Blvd. Lunch $18. (9040 962-3110.


First Annual Guard Dog Dice Run: Auxiliary Breakfast 8:30-10:30 a.m., Registration 9 a.m., KSU 10:30 a.m., Last in 4 p.m., 37405 Henry Smith Road, Hilliard. Presented by American Legion Riders Chapter 401 to promote the K9s for Warriors Guard Dog donation program. $20 bike, $5 passenger, $5 extra cards. (912) 276-0563 or (912) 409-1624.

General Legion Meeting: 10 a.m., American Legion Post 137, 5443 San Juan Ave. (904) 662-2325.

Submarine Veterans, First Coast Base: 11 a.m., American Legion Post 316, 1127 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Includes snacks. (904) 249-0202.

Men's Auxiliary Steak Dinner: 4:30 p.m., VFW Post 5968, 187 Arora Blvd., Orange Park. (904) 276-5968.


Meeting of Semper Fidelis Marines: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sep. 18, Hidden Hills Country Club, 3901 Monument Road. Marines taking care of Marines. SemperFidelisSociety.org.

A Gathering in the Pines: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 22, Cecil Field Conference Center, 13517 Lake Newman St. In support of the Cecil Field POW-MIA Memorial. Presented by the Veterans Councils of Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns Counties. Veterans and their families are welcome. Open to the public.

USS Shangri-La CVA-38/CVS-38 Annual Reunion: Oct. 3-7. Doubletree by Hilton. To register or for more information email shangair@yahoo.com or call John Janse, (904) 379-9443 or Al Miller (610) 588-0422.

Fax to (904) 359-4685, email events to jkanner@jacksonville.com or add an event to the free online calendar at jacksonville.com/events.


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