Veterans Day events: November 12


Heritage Woods of McHenry, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Veterans Day Celebration that will feature the music of Rick Pickren who is a descendant of Buffalo Bill Cody. He has co-starred in such feature films as "Major League," "U.S. Marshals," and "While You Were Sleeping" and has been on the television shows "ER" and "Early Edition." He has shared the stage with George Strait, Merle Haggard, the Judds, Dolly Parton and Alabama.

The celebration is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, at Heritage Woods, which is located at 4609 W. Crystal Lake Rd. in McHenry, Illinois.


Sunshine Retirement Living - Summerfield Estates

Monday, November 12th - Veterans Day Celebration and Concert: Please join us at 12:30pm for a special dinner and flag ceremony honoring our vets ($10 for non veterans and FREE for vets that come from outside the community).  At 2pm there will be a concert by Charles Suniga Singer.  Please RSVP by November 6th.

For more information or to RSVP, please call 503-214-2059!


Sunshine Retirement Living - Tarrytowne Estates

Monday, November 12th - Veterans Day Celebration: Help us honor our Veteran Heroes with a special Prime Rib Dinner at 12 noon.  Please RSVP by November 8th. For more information or to RSVP, please call 281-617-1153!


All Merrill Gardens locations are hosting USO Support Our Troops fundraising events this coming week, in their locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Montana, Nevada, Texas, and Washington.

For a list of all events and dates, visit:



Ashby Ponds will be hosting an event (open for media only at their community in Ashburn, Virginia):

Welcome and Opening Remarks: Colonel Al Beyer, US Army (Retired), Ashby Ponds resident
Presentation of Colors:
Singing of the National Anthem
Reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance
Posting of colors – Chantilly Academy Air Force, Junior ROTC Color Guard

Monday, November 12 at 10:00 AM

Cardinal Clubhouse
21170 Ashby Ponds Boulevard
Ashburn, Virginia 20147