Photos: Ellsworth Elementary School pays homage to local veterans

On Nov. 9, Ellsworth Elementary School honored and celebrated veterans at its annual Veterans Day assembly. Ellsworth Elementary, 38454 N. Carolina Ave. in San Tan Valley, invited all veterans to the event to honor their service. After the assembly, veterans were set to speak with students in classrooms for questions and answers. This holiday started […]

Queen Creek honors staff members who are veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, the Town of Queen Creek recognizes its employees who have served our country. The town has two staff members, Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre staff member Dereck Guenther and firefighter paramedic Dallas Pardo, who are deployed, according to a press release. “We are proud of all of the men and […]

Veterans Day flag service set for Nov. 11 in Queen Creek

Veterans will be honored Sunday, Nov. 11, on the lawn at San Tan Memorial Gardens, 22425 E. Cloud Road, Queen Creek. The Queen Creek High School JROTC will post the colors at the entrance of the cemetery for the event, which begins 8 a.m. The service will also include guest speakers, including Mayor Gail Barney, […]

Military Service Appreciation Day offers free admission to county parks

Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will honor all veterans for Military Service Appreciation Day, Sunday, Nov. 11. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation in 2005 resolving that each Veterans Day from that point is observed as Military Service Appreciation Day at all Maricopa County Parks, according to a press release. At […]

Military veterans invited to Nov. 9 Ellsworth Elementary assembly

Ellsworth Elementary School, 38454 N. Carolina Ave. in San Tan Valley, will hold its annual Veterans Day assembly at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9. “So that we may honor their service, we invite all veterans to attend this event. After the assembly, veterans (are) to speak with students in classrooms for questions and answers,” according […]

Queen Creek announces closures for Veterans Day

The Town of Queen Creek offices and Recreation Annex, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road, will close Monday, Nov. 12 in honor of Veterans Day. This closure will not impact any public safety or emergency services. If residents have a water, sewer or streets emergency during the closure, please call 480-358-3131. Trash and recycling services will not […]

CASA of Pinal County honors military veterans who continue to serve

CASA of Pinal County is celebrating Veterans Day on Nov. 11 by honoring CASA volunteers who have served in the U.S. armed forces and continue to serve their community by speaking up for children who have been abused or neglected. Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers are everyday members of the community who are specially trained […]

Harmon elementary students planning Veterans Day ceremony

  Students attending Jack W. Harmon Elementary School, 39315 N. Cortona Drive in San Tan Valley, are planning to once again honor military veterans for their service to the country.  Pictured from left, Ruby Schulte, Hayley Tibben, Emmitt Meyer, Kaden Perez and Victoria Mora prepare for next month’s ceremony. The school will host its fourth annual Veterans […]

Military veteran nominees sought for Phoenix Veterans Day Parade grand marshals

The public is invited to nominate a military veteran to the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade grand marshals competition.  Entries will be accepted through May 31. The Honor Our Heroes program, sponsored by KTAR radio and Sanderson Ford, gives the community a chance to nominate Phoenix-area veterans to be a veteran grand marshal and ride in the Phoenix Veterans […]

UPDATED: Queen Creek school district to honor military veterans Nov. 10

Several schools in the Queen Creek Unified School District will hold programs Nov. 10 to honor military veterans as part of their Veterans Day recognition. The public is invited to attend. The schools will be closed on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. The schedule is: 7 a.m. Nov. 10: Wall of Honor ceremony, Newell Barney […]