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Marching in the Veterans Day Parade

On Saturday, Nov. 11, many Sweet Home community members will flock to this year’s Linn County Veterans Day Parade in Albany to celebrate and honor those who served.

City officials will drive several vehicles in the parade, including local veterans and city employees Diane Golden and Blake Dawson. Golden served in the Army reserves from 2002-2010 as a Specialist E-4. Dawson served in the Army from 2015-2022 rank Private E-2.

On Nov. 8, the City of Sweet Home hosted a reception from 4 to 5 p.m. at City Hall, as city officials adorned the building with flags.

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