Veterans Day ceremonies this Saturday in Aspen |

Veterans Day ceremonies this Saturday in Aspen

Staff report

All Pitkin County government offices will be closed Friday in observance of Veterans Day.

Veterans Day ceremonies will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Aspen Fire Station, 420 E. Hopkins Ave. Those who served in World War I will be remembered. Veterans are encouraged to wear items of military memorabilia. The public is invited to attend.

Grassroots Community TV, Channel 12 will run interviews of local veterans participating in the Library of Congress Veterans History Project throughout the day. Due to construction, the annual Veterans Luncheon sponsored by Aspen Elks Lodge # 224 has been cancelled.

For more information, contact Dan Glidden at 970-927-4183 or Dick Merritt at 970-927-5178.