Veterans Day events slated for today

Several area Veterans Day meals and observances have been scheduled today.

Broadalbin American Legion Post 337, 19 Main St, will have free music and food from 1 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.

If anyone wants to pick up food and bring it to a homebound veteran, they will not be turned away.

The city of Johnstown will hold a veterans service from 11:11 a.m. to noon at the Sir William Johnson Park.

A Veterans Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be held at the Concordia Club, 138 Concordia Club Road, Gloversville.

The brunch is free for veterans and $8 for all others. The brunch will consist of eggs, sausage, pancakes, home fries, biscuits with sausage gravy, juice, coffee.

The event is open to the public. Reservations — the signup sheet is on the board.

Operation Adopt A Soldier will hold an Honoring Our Veterans buffet brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fortunes Restaurant on the grounds of Saratoga Casino Hotel, Saratoga Springs.

It will include chef’s entree specials, various fresh bread, a carving station, omelets made to order, sausage and bacon, breakfast potatoes, french toast, lunch entrees, desserts, coffee, tea, and soft drinks.

The cost will $30 at the door for adults, $15 at the door for children, and free for children 3 and under.

A 50-50 raffle, gift basket raffles, and auctions will be held.

Operation Adopt a Soldier sends care packages to troops stationed around the world. For information, call (518) 260-9922.

By Josh Bovee

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