Veterans Day celebration in Chico

Events across Butte County took place on Nov. 11to honor those who have served, and are serving, in the U.S. military.

Posted: Nov 11, 2019 6:25 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Events across Butte County took place on Nov. 11to honor those who have served, and are serving, in the U.S. military.

It was a full house at the Chico Elk's Lodge for the 16th annual Veterans Day Program.

The event included a veteran who discussed his father's experiences serving in World War I.

"We honor all veterans because of the jobs they do overseas and everything else, my father was a World War One Veteran, so this is a special day for us, we always do Veteran's Day for him and everyone else," said Gary Imhoff.

In addition, the Chico Community Concert Band performed World War II era music.

Last year the organizing committee for this event cancelled the program because of the Camp Firw,

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