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Community members gather in uptown for Veterans Day Parade

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Community members in Mecklenburg County gathered in uptown on Saturday for the annual Veterans Day Parade along north Tryon Street.


According to the Mecklenburg County website, the parade was from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and was organized by Mecklenburg County Community Support Services, Veterans Services Office, and the Carolinas  Freedom Foundation.


The Mecklenburg County website says an estimated 56,000 veterans are living in Mecklenburg County.


Among the marchers were local high school students and boy scouts. 

To learn more about Mecklenburg County Veterans Services Office or to view the recent Status of Veterans report, visit http://veterans.charmeck.org or call 704-336-2102


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