BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome proclaims November as Veterans’ Month in East Baton Rouge Parish.

“This month offers all of us the opportunity to recognize the Veterans in our lives, honor their sacrifices, and show appreciation for their service to our nation. Their service has granted all of us the freedom to enjoy the liberties promised to us as citizens of the United States,” said Mayor Broome.  

A series of events will be taking place for the first RedStick Veterans Week:

  • Mayor’s Office Veterans Yoga
    • Nov. 5 at 8 a.m.; USS Kidd Museum
  • Prayer Breakfast at Bethany Church Sunday
    • Nov. 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.; Bethany Church in Baker
  • Redstick Veterans Week Kickoff at Rhorer Plaza
    • Nov. 7 at 10 a.m.
  • Yoga on the Lawn at Capitol Park Museum
    • Nov. 8 at 5 p.m.
  • Veterans Career/Benefits Fair at The Valdry Center for Philanthropy at Southern University
    • Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • SU AROTC Veterans Ball
    • Nov. 11 at 6 p.m.; Southern University Cotillion Ballroom
  • Mayor’s Office Veterans Day Breakfast
  • Mayor’s Office Fitness Rocks Event for Veterans
    • Nov. 11 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Highland Road Community Park
  • RedStick Battle Run 5K
    • Nov. 12 at 8 a.m.; A.W. Mumford Stadium Mayberry Field