Friday’s Veterans’ Day Tribute will honor, celebrate local heroes

What:  Martin County, The City of Stuart, The Veterans Council of Martin County, the Road to Victory Military Museum, Special Forces, and JayAre Systems & Management are proud to present the annual Veterans Day Tribute. The event will feature a Memorial Rededication, the traditional parade and prizes for parade participants.

Each year there are Veterans Day Observances across the nation, from festive parades and ceremonies to military displays and touching tributes.  Martin County will join the rest of the nation in remembering the service, and sacrifice that America’s Veterans have made for our country.

Where:  NEW this year the parade will run from east to west on Ocean Boulevard. It will start at High School Avenue and end at the new location for the memorial.

When:  Friday, November 11, 2011. The Parade starts at 10 a.m. and ends approximately 1 hour later at Memorial Park with the rededication of the Memorial, Service, and awarding of trophies for parade groups.

Who:  For the past several years the annual Veterans Day Parade has been organized, hosted and sponsored by The Veterans Council of Martin County, The City of Stuart, Special Forces Restoration and Construction, and JayAre Systems and Management. For more information on how to participate go to WWW.STUARTPARADES.COM or email us at

The Veterans Council of Martin County is a not for profit organization dedicated to the betterment of and to help homeless veterans and those veterans in need of assistance.  One of the principle functions of the council is to provide transportation to elderly, disabled or veterans needing transportation to the VA Hospital in West Palm Beach.  The council also is the caretaker of the Veterans Memorial monument in Stuart and maintains a fund for all maintenance and upkeep.

 Road to Victory Military Museum is a 501 (c)3 organization located at 319 Stypmann Avenue, Stuart, Florida 34994. This unique and highly interactive museum’s mission is to honor and pay tribute to all the brave men and women who have served and presently serving our country in the Armed Forces. By displaying historical artifacts, uniforms, militaria, photographs and vehicles we are able to pay homage to those heroes while informing and educating the public of their noble endeavors and our freedoms as Americans.  The museum is open every Saturday and by appointment for groups (772-692-0302).