SAN ANGELO, Texas — (The attached video is from the 2018 event)
The public is invited to the veterans commemorative ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the Fairmount Cemetery veterans' section, 1120 W. Avenue N.
Keynote speaker will be Col. Andres Nazario, Goodfellow Air Force Base, 17th Wing Commander. Mayor Brenda Gunter and State Rep. Drew Darby will also participate in the ceremony.
More than 1,400 American flags will be placed on the graves of veterans buried in Fairmount, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. Anyone who wishes to help place flags is asked to call Martha Visney at 325-374-7422. Volunteers are still needed.
Observed each year on Nov. 11, Veterans Day honors the service of all U.S. military veterans.
Most City offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of the holiday. There will be no interruption of garbage collection or landfill operations.
Among the City operations that will be closed Nov. 11: Station 618 and Santa Fe Crossing senior centers; Southside and Carl Ray Johnson recreation centers; the McNease Convention Center; the San Angelo-Tom Green County Health Department; Fairmount Cemetery’s business offices; Municipal Court; the San Angelo Nature Center; and the San Angelo Animal Shelter.
Fort Concho, including the Barracks 1 Visitor Center, will remain open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 11-12 for self-guided tours.
City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12.