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2017 Veterans Day events, fundraisers, and deals

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This year, Veterans Day is on Saturday, November 11 and many organizations and businesses in the area are hosting ceremonies and events, or offering up special deals for those who have served our country. We will continue to update this list with new items. Events are arranged by date. Please check back. 


Women's Veterans Day Celebration: Baton Rouge's first female exclusive Veterans Day celebration will be held on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel, located at 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. in Baton Rouge. Female veterans can RSVP at 225-678-9797, or by going online here.

Fundraisers/Donation Drives:

Send a Postcard to a Veteran: The Home Depot Foundation is teaming up with TouchNote, a popular postcard selling app, to let people send free postcards to veterans to express their gratitude to those who have served. To send a card, download the TouchNote app and enter the promo code CHOOSETOSERVE. The user will then be able to send one free postcard to a veteran anywhere in the world.

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