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Avondale Veterans Day Celebration

November 11, 2021 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

Celebrate Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021, at a multifaceted community celebration in Avondale to honor those who have served our country.

The City of Avondale, in collaboration with Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) and local veteran groups, will host an event to honor all veterans in the community. A ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. at Estrella Mountain Community College, at the North Plaza area on the northeast of the campus, and will include patriotic displays provided by local veteran groups, a formal ceremony recognizing all branches of military services and guest speakers.

The day will also feature a Fitness Fun Run that starts at 7:30 a.m. The cost for participation in this run is $25 for general admission through October 28 to receive a T-Shirt. Register at: www.estrellamountain.edu/vetfunrun. All active duty and veterans get a discount for a fee of $11.11.  Breakfast is incorporated as part of the cost for Fitness Fun Run for participants.  Proceeds of the run support the Veterans Increasing Persistence Program at EMCC.

Event Agenda:  7:30 a.m. – Fitness Fun Run; 8:45 a.m. – Breakfast; 9:00 a.m. – Ceremony

The event is hosted by City of Avondale and Estrella Mountain Community College, in partnership with American Legion Crandall Palmer Post 61, VFW Pat Tillman Memorial Post 40, Affiliate Auxiliary groups, and Blue Star Moms.

Event sponsors are Avondale Toyota, West Valley View, Chick Fila, Gatorade.

More details on the event can be found at www.avondaleaz.gov/events, or call Avondale Parks & Recreation at (623) 333-2400.


November 11, 2021
7:30 am - 10:00 am
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Estrella Community College
3000 N. Dysart Rd.
Avondale, AZ
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