The Smith-Cotton High School JROTC program will host its annual Veterans Day breakfast and ceremony starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11.

Veterans are invited to RSVP to the JROTC office at (660) 851-5317 for themselves and a guest. The breakfast is free of charge.

The annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the school. Republican Representative Vicky Hartzler will be the keynote speaker at the ceremony, and other elected officials will most likely be in attendance.

Additionally, JROTC is joining with Sedalia-area veterans groups to host the Veterans Day Parade that starts at 1 p.m. Saturday in downtown Sedalia.

Anyone interested in submitting an entry for the parade should contact LTC Harry Cunningham at cunninghamh@sedalia200.org or by phone at (660) 851-5317.