Stories tagged with: Veterans Day

November 11, 2015 - 10:26pm
37 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Veterans Hall of fame inducted two new members Wednesday night.

The community was invited to the Muskingum County Veterans Hall of Fame Ceremony at the Zanesville Muskingum County Welcome Center to celebrate the inductions of Robin Davis and William Davis.

"If you sat down and read their bio's, you would know they are both deserving of being in the hall of fame," said President of the Veterans Council Jeff Dittmar. "We scrutinize every...

November 11, 2015 - 6:50pm
37 weeks 2 days ago

One Zanesville restaurant passed out hundreds of free meals to area Veterans Wednesday.

Denny's all across America invited active, inactive, and retired military personnel to stop by for a free "Build Your Own Grand Slam" Wednesday from 5 a.m. until noon in honor of Veterans Day. Denny's franchisee Kevin Coveney told us it was a huge success.

"It's really a pleasant day," Coveney said. "You know in our dinning rooms it's pretty amazing because, you'll see...

November 10, 2015 - 8:07pm
37 weeks 2 days ago

Thirteen men and women were honored with a pinning ceremony for serving their country in their earlier years.

Brookdale Senior Living in Zanesville held an honorary celebration for its senior citizens. We spoke to the center's director Sarah Vincenzo and she tells us. Today they are serving the men and women who served and had active war duty.

"We are celebrating the veteran's celebration. We have a lot of people that were protectors of are country that served. We wanted to...

November 8, 2015 - 9:13pm
37 weeks 4 days ago

Veteran's Day is only three days away and along with all the parades, ceremonies and other festivities, one local organization has a special way to show their support.

The Duncan Falls Philo Lions Club is honoring Vets with their fifth annual Veteran's Day Hog Roast. Vets who came out ate for a discounted price of just $5.00. The event took place at Wayne Township Hall in Duncan Falls. We spoke with Duncan Falls Philo Lions Club President- Melanie Smith and she tells us it's a blessing...

November 11, 2014 - 10:51pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

Three local men were inducted the Muskingum County Veterans Hall of Fame Tuesday evening.

The community gathered at the Muskingum County Welcome Center to celebrate newly inducted Elden Hudson, Delmer Dunlap, Frederic Grant and their service to our country. We had the privilege to speak to each of them, who shared their feelings on receiving the awards.
Eldon Hudson told us,

"I tell ya, it's just overwhelming. You appreciate it very much, but its still overwhelming and...

November 11, 2014 - 5:38pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

In 2013 Wreaths Across America volunteers laid over 540 thousand memorial wreaths across the country on veteran graves. This year is another chance for you to get involved thanks to Snouffer Funeral Home.

2014 marks the 5th year of Snouffer's involvement with the Wreaths Across America organization, who continue their mission to remember, honor, and teach. For just fifteen dollars you can purchase a wreath to be placed on a veteran grave in honor of their service to our country....

November 11, 2014 - 5:14pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

On Veterans Day, Tuesday, people around the country were taking time to thank those who have served our country. Genesis Hospice Care did the same as part of their "We Honor Vets" program.

The Christian Women's Group met for their monthly meeting Tuesday, November 11th, at Eaglesticks where they were joined by special guests from Genesis Hospice Care who honored 5 of...

November 11, 2013 - 4:44pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

As a small thank you for their service, veterans were able to get a free lunch this Veterans Day at Buffalo Wild Wings.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Buffalo Wild Wings in Zanesville was packed full of veterans taking advantage of the free lunch offered by the sports bar and restaurant.

"They just had to show any kind of proof of military service whether they were wearing a uniform, showed us a picture, if they had their military ID, any kind of proof...

November 11, 2012 - 9:37pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

A new tradition in Duncan Falls began this Veterans Day to honor those who have served our country. Timing couldn't have been better for the Johnson family, a family who's veteran gave the ultimate sacrifice. World War II veteran Private Marion O. Johnson was the first to be recognized by the Duncan Falls-Philo Lions Club. Johnson was lost at sea after the sinking of the HMT Rohna.

"It was sunk off the coast of Africa on his was to India in 1943, and his family did not know what...

November 10, 2012 - 7:36pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

The Veterans Day festivities didn't stop with the parade, an event at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville also honored veterans in a special way.

Three new members were inducted into Muskingum County Veterans Hall of Fame. Glenn Girton, Clinton Wheeler, and Kenneth Wheeler were this year's inductees.

"It means a lot to the veterans." said Veterans Council president Bud Johnson. "It's nothing more than local, but it means so much to them because they are local, and...

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