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Celebration of Honor returns to Chinook Winds

One of many exhibits from previous Celebration of Honor event

The annual Celebration of Honor returns to Chinook Winds Casino Resort (CWCR) September 13-16.

According to the CWCR, “For the past twenty years, Chinook Winds Casino Resort, owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, has spearheaded the Annual Celebration of Honor, a public event that honors active-duty personnel, military veterans, and their families. Chinook Winds Casino Resort is proud to continue the tradition of honoring our men and women who have served, and are serving, our country. Explore Lincoln City is doing a special float drop to help honor our veterans and active-duty men and women. The Veteran Services tent is back this year on Friday, September 15th from 10am to 4pm and Saturday, September 16th from 10am to 1pm.”

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Flags in honor of veterans at Chinook Winds

CWCR notice continues, “We are excited to bring back the veteran services tent this year on Friday, September 15th from 10am to 4pm and Saturday, September 16th from 10am to 1pm. Interested veteran service providers and organizations may join us at no cost. Please call 541-996-5815 for more information.

The celebration includes vintage and current day military vehicles, displayed and provided by the American Infantry Soldier Group, as well as military flags on display for public outdoor viewing. This year The Vietnam Veterans of America 805 Oregon Veteran wall will be on display as well.

Chinook Winds is sponsoring Veterans and Active-Duty movie tickets and popcorn at the Historic Bijou Theatre September 15-18. Just show your military ID for this additional thank you for your service.

Saturday, September 16th the Lincoln City Kiwanis Parade of Flags will line the streets of Lincoln City with flags to celebrate the weeklong dedication. At 2pm the Re-dedication of the Desert Storm memorial will take place in front of the casino to honor those men and women who lost their lives serving our country.”

Don Williams
Don Williams
Don Williams serves as publisher and editor of The Lincoln City Homepage.



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