Program to honor veterans


SIDNEY — Shelby County Veterans Services and the Shelby County Agricultural Society will honor veterans during a program at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, Saturday, Aug. 11, from noon to 6 p.m.

The event is open to the public. It will include entertainment and a cruise-in, and there will be food available for purchase.

Veterans, active military and their immediate families can receive free meals, the serving of which will begin at noon and continue until food runs outs. Proof of veteran status must be shown to get a meal.

Entertainment will include performances by Steve Lewis, Last Ryde and Come Hell or High Water.

“We’re trying to appreciate veterans,” said Chris North, Veterans Service Commission director, about why this new event was established. “It allows us to reach out to more veterans, and it allows veterans to come together.”