Tribute to vets features teams, guest speakers
The Clearwater Veterans Alliance will present Clearwater Veterans Appreciation Day on Nov. 7. The event, in its fifth year, will be from 2 to 6 p.m. at Bright House Network Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road. The program will include the U.S. Special Operations Parachute Team, the U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team and the Navy Band Southeast Marching Band. Guest speakers scheduled are Rear Adm. Daniel B. Lloyd; U.S. Reps. Bill Young, R-Indian Shores, and Gus Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor; and Capt. Todd Sokalzuk of the Coast Guard. The event is free; however, nonperishable food items and new socks are being collected for local veterans, homeless people and others in need. For information, visit cvad.org.