Saturday, November 10, 2012
Businesses throughout Macomb County will honor America's military service members this weekend through special events and offers in recognition of Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Businesses across Macomb County will be offering special discounts, freebies and offers exclusively for Veterans Day. Here is a list of Veterans Day 2012 specials you'll find on Hall Road and beyond. Special thanks to The Military Wallet, which continually updates this list for the benefit of the military community. Use this guide to find local services and memorials for Veterans Day. Here are some additional Veterans Day Discounts. In all cases, be sure to provide proper ID or proof of service. In addition, some of these stores are franchises, so verify participation before assuming the discount is in place. Many of the above offers were contributed by The Military Wallet.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Here's a roundup of Veterans Day services and events in Macomb County over the weekend.
This weekend, many Americans will pause to reflect on the sacrifices of our armed forces as we recognize Veterans Day Sunday. If you're looking for a way to honor those who have served, here is a roundup of ceremonies and services in Macomb County, ranging from a fundraiser to help a veteran's widow to city ceremonies and a 21-gun salute. Tell us the hero you'll be thinking of on Veterans Day in the comments below, or upload a photo of your loved one to the gallery above.
Special events are planned throughout the weekend at Barnes & Noble to raise money for the Immanuel Lutheran School library and Piquette Square for Veterans.
Jump start your holiday shopping and support two good causes this weekend by visiting the Immanuel Lutheran School Book Fair at Barnes & Noble in Shelby Township. Proceeds from the book fair, slated for this Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10-11, benefit both the Immanuel Lutheran School library and Metro Detroit's homeless veterans. Pick up a new book or Nook, games, puzzles, an educational toy or puppet, and more items during the sale. In addition, shoppers can purchase soups, sandwiches, beverages, and desserts. Special events are scheduled throughout the weekend including a Bedtime Story Night, set for Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants are encouraged to come in their pajamas and robes to hear stories read by Immanuel Lutheran …
Monday, November 14, 2011
Michigan scenes combine with special moments to make memorable pictures.
Andrew Rogers submitted this photo of the Veterans Day sunrise over Lake St. Clair that he took from the Crescent Sail Club in Grosse Pointe Farms. How did you mark Veterans Day this year? To email this photo, just look for the EMAIL button above the headline. To print this photo, see PRINT above. To add a photo, click on "add your photos" under the photo. Do you have a nominee for Michigan Postcard? Nominate it here or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the following details: > More Michigan Postcards
Friday, November 11, 2011
Do you have what it takes to win Macomb Township trivia? Take a guess and see.
Good morning, Macomb! Here's today's question: The Macomb Township Memorial for Veterans and First Responders was dedicated one year ago today. The memorial, which stands in front of the Town Hall, features granite monuments commemorating nine branches of service, including that of police, fire, EMS and reserves. Name four branches of the U.S. military. The answer to yesterday's question is Montezuma. Here's the leaderboard as it stands today:
Thursday, November 10, 2011
A Veterans Day celebration was held Nov. 10 at the center campus of Macomb Community College.
In honor of Veterans Day, Macomb Community College held a special ceremony Nov. 10 to recognize local members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The program included a 21-gun salute by the rifle squad of the Macomb County Detachment 154 Marine Guard, comments from Col. Ronald Shun of the U.S. Army, a moment of silence for the nation's fallen heroes and a special performance by Yates, Macomb's All-American Frisbee dog.