Words cannot express the sheer amount of gratitude that we here at PrairieSide Suites Luxury Bed & Breakfast feel when it comes to the brave men and women that currently are, and have served, in our countries Armed Forces. Without you, our freedom and happy lives, would not be possible. So with that being said, we here at PrairieSide Suites are excited to share that for a 3rd straight-year, we are running a Veteran's Day special to honor our veterans! So pass this along to friends and family members that are veterans.
All you have to do is stay in one of our suites on Sunday, Nov 11th. And you'll receive Monday for free! You just need to book your favorite suite online @ www.prairieside.com for the 11th, and write "Free Monday for Veterans" on your confirmation." We'll add Monday at no charge and send you a new confirmation.
The respect for our Veterans goes beyond our romantic bed and breakfast located in Grandville. Veterans are being honored in many ways through out the city of Grand Rapids. One example is that every year the city holds the Grand Rapids Veteran's Day Parade followed by a special ceremony at Veteran's Park all in commemoration for our Veterans. The parade begins at 10am on November 10th. It will start on Division (just North of Michigan St) going South to Fulton ending at Veteran's Park for a ceremony honoring veterans.
Here are some other notable events occurring around the city honoring veterans.
Davenport University Veteran's Day Celebration
When: Friday, November 9, 2012 | 9:30am
Where: Davenport University – 6191 Kraft Avenue Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI, 49512
What: Davenport will be displaying Army and National Guard equipment that is currently being used in Afghanistan and Iraq starting at 9:30am. A Blackhawk helicopter will be touching down on the campus at 10am. A military fly-over is then planned at 10:40am (weather permitting). Finally, there will be a moment of silence observed at 11am.
The City of Wyoming Veterans Day Ceremony
When: Friday, November 9, 2012 | 6pm
Where: Veteran's Memorial Garden – Veterans Memorial Dr SW, Grand Rapids, MI, 49534
What: The city of Wyoming is honoring it's veterans with a ceremony being opened by a message from Mayor Jack Poll. The ceremony will feature the commander of the 63rd brigade in Wyoming, Colonel Pablo Estrada Jr.
Fountain Street Church Veteran's Day Ceremony
When: Friday, November 9, 2012 | 11am
Where: Fountain Street Church – 24 Fountain Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
What: The ceremony will take place in the Memorial Tower room and feature a wreath laying and remarks from Mayor George Hartwell.