Many folks have today off from work and school in celebration of Veterans Day in the U.S. and Remembrance Day in Canada, but let us not forget just why we have are lucky enough to have the day off.

It is for the honor and sacrifice that Veterans have made for their country. We should all take an opportunity and say thank you to the men and women of our military.

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There are several events going on in our area in celebration of Veterans Day. There are Veterans Day breakfasts going on this morning throughout the County.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars in Presque Isle will be holding a Veterans Day Memorial today from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on North Main Street and the VFW in Presque Isle. All Veterans and the public is invited to come and show your support for our Veterans. There will be a luncheon at the VFW after.

If you are unable to attend a Remembrance Day Service in New Brunswick this year. The Woodstock Baptist Church has a solution for you. They will be streaming the Remembrance Day Service starting at 11 a.m. today their website, www.woodstockbaptist.ca. Just click on "watch live services" under "additional links" on the lower right side.

Remember to wear your Poppy proud and say thank you to all Veterans!