Veterans Day is THIS Wednesday (11/11/20)! With research showing the Corona Virus numbers on the uptic social distancing and coronavirus prevention will be in play as many around the CSRA continue to observe Veterans Day, even in the midst of this "new normal".
Here is what's happening in and around the CSRA:
No Veterans Day parade this year. However a drive-by salute is planned at the Screen-Ramsey American Legion Post 505, 1678 15th St. in Augusta, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, going from south to north toward Walton Way. Another drive-by salute is planned at 2:30 p.m. at American Legion Jack C. Fortune Post No 205, 2102 Highland Ave., from south to north toward Daniel Village.
Fort Gordon will not physically participate in any Veterans Day activities this year. For more on happenings at Fort Gordon visit www.fortgordonnews.com
Columbia County offices and the Evans, Grovetown and Harlem libraries will be closed Wednesday for Veterans Day.
Veterans and active-duty military are invited to participating Dunkin' restaurants nationwide for a free doughnut of their choice, no purchase necessary.
The Edgefield Market invites area veterans and members of the public to a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at American Legion Post. All attendees are invited to stay for the market after the program.
Academy Sports + Outdoors is offering veterans, active-duty and reserve service members, first responders and their immediate family members a 10% discount in-store and online at Academy.com through Wednesday.
Golden Corral is handing out a free meal and beverage card until Nov. 30 while supplies last to active duty military personnel and veterans . Military personnel can then redeem their card Monday through Friday through May 31.