A Salute to Veterans
Saturday, November 09, 2013
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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Highlighting the day-long recognition of our veterans and active military will be a special ceremony that is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Hall of Fame’s new Event Center.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
The Pro Football Hall of Fame, in observance of Veterans Day, will host the annual Salute to Veterans, Celebrating Our Nation’s Heroes: A Tribute to Veterans and Active Duty Military on Saturday, Nov. 9.
All veterans and military of every branch will receive:
Free Admission and admission for spouse or one guest
Blue Star Mothers and Gold Star Families receive free addmission
Commemorative Patriotic Hall of Fame Pin
10% discount in museum store
Craig Wolfley, Featured Speaker
The program will feature Craig Wolfley, a 12-year veteran of the NFL. Wolfley played 10 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and two years with the Minnesota Vikings. Craig was recently selected as a member into the Steelers’ All-Century Team and Syracuse University 20th Century All-Star Team. Craig is a strong supporter of veterans and active military, and serves as an ambassador to servicemen across the county. His passion is derived from his family’s involvement in the military service including his wife, Faith, an Air Force Veteran, and his son, Kyle, a graduate of West Point, who is currently serving as a Captain in the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne.
The ceremony will open at 10:00 a.m. with the singing of the National Anthem and the presentation of the colors by a special color guard representing each of the different branches of military.
Bruce Hooley, Program Emcee
ESPN Cleveland radio host Bruce Hooley will serve as emcee. Hooley is the lead host of Hooley & Jerod on ESPN 850 WKNR for the past two years. He has served 18 years as the Ohio State Buckeye Beat Reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and served 7 years a radio host on WBNS “The Fan” in Columbus. Hooley also co-authored the book, “That’s Why I’m Here-The Chris and Stefanie Spielman Story”.
Dr. Tim Novelli, Program Participant
Chiropractor, Dr. Timothy Novelli will speak on behalf of The Patriot Project, a program founded by Dr. Novelli that is a grass roots movement to provide chiropractic care to all active military, wounded warriors, and their families. More information about The Patriot Project >>>
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is collecting donations for the USO of Northern Ohio. If you would like to assist by contributing items there is a need for the following:
Hard candy individually wrapped
Peanut butter in small containers
Apple sauce in small containers
Coffee and tea packets
Cheese and peanut butter crackers
Small packages of cookies
Cool aide packets
Instant hot cereal
Instant hot cocoa
Salt and pepper packets
Powder drink mixes
Purell type hand sanitizer
Small shampoo containers
Plastic storage bags of all sizes
Tooth paste and brushes
Mouth wash in small containers