Gainesville
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Welcome Home Afghanistan Veterans

  • When: Saturday, September 25, 2021, 10:00 am -  9:00 pm
  • Location: Parade starts at Walker Lee’s Produce Stand, 25100 W. Newberry Road | Expo is at Clark Plantation, 3700 SW 202nd Street,
  • Cost: free

Newberry American Legion Post 149 invites you to a “Welcome Home Afghanistan Veterans” Parade and Expo. Parade will kick off at 10am Live music will begin at 1pm. The events are free and open to the public.

The Expo will feature a car show, the National Guard, information booths regarding housing, jobs and counseling for vets as well as food and beverage vendors, a kid-friendly play area and a blood mobile will be onsite as well. A silent auction and a raffle will also be held to raise funds for military veterans.

For more information, or to contribute, contact event coordinators Bob Watson at 352-262-5068 or Lynn Reeves at: 386-365-2137.
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. Newberry American Legion Post 149 operates entirely on sponsors, donations, and volunteers, and is one of the few organizations that gives 100% of the proceeds to local veterans’ programs.

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