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Pro Football HOF to Honor Military Heroes in November

Pro Football HOF to Honor Military Heroes in November

10/26/2021
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The Pro Football Hall of Fame, aligned with its important mission to “Honor the Heroes of the Game, Preserve its History, Promote its Values and Celebrate Excellence EVERYWHERE,” will salute the military this November.

HONORING OUR NATION’S HEROES AT THE HALL ON SATURDAY, NOV. 6

The Hall of Fame’s annual “Honoring Our Nation’s Heroes” event will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. This year’s program will feature special guest of honor Lt. Gen. Robert L. Van Antwerp Jr., who will speak about lessons in leadership, integrity and teamwork.

In addition, several Medal of Honor recipients will be on hand for the program. Visitors also will enjoy a display of military related artifacts in a special exhibit.

The first 250 guests will receive a “Veterans Day 2021 Challenge Coin.”

For more information, visit www.profootballhof.com/events/2021-honoring-our-nations-heroes/

VETERANS DAY EVENT & EXPO AT THE HALL ON THURSDAY, NOV. 11

The Hall will host a Veterans Day Event & Expo on Thursday, Nov. 11. that will feature multiple components.

The Veterans’ Services Expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with vendors stationed throughout the Hall to educate Veterans of the services available to them. Those vendors will include American Legion Post 44, Caregiver Support, Community Legal Aid, Honor Court, Honor Flight Cleveland, Honor Home, Legacy of Honor, Patriot Project, Stark County Vet Center, Stark County Veterans Service Commission, Suicide Prevention and Warrior Beat.

Upon arrival, Veterans will receive a checklist to encourage them to stop by each vendor’s booth as they tour the Hall. Once completed, the checklist can be turned in to enter a drawing for a 2021 Salute to Service Hoodie from the Hall of Fame Store.

De Ann Williams, Executive Director for the Stark County Veterans Service Commission, will speak at 2 p.m. in the Nash Family Event & Conference Center. The theme of Williams’ presentation is “Honoring the Men & Women Who Have Worn the Cloth of This Nation.”

Coffee and donuts will be available for all veterans.

Additionally, the first 500 visitors to the Hall on Nov. 11 will receive a free commemorative Veterans Day pin.

For more information, visit www.profootballhof.com/events/veterans-day-event-expo/

FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION NOV. 6 & 11

The Pro Football Hall of Fame will provide free Museum admission and parking to all U.S. service members, National Guard and veterans, plus a guest, on Nov. 6 and Nov.11. Blue Star and Gold Star families also will receive complimentary admission and parking on those dates. Valid proof of military service must be shown at the Hall’s Box Office. Additionally, each of these parties will receive a 20% discount in the Hall of Fame Store on those two days.

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