Cortez will celebrate Veterans Day with two annual events on Monday.
The Montezuma County Veteran’s Day Parade, sponsored by Ute Mountain American Legion Post 75, kicks off Monday at 1 p.m. on West Montezuma Avenue, from North Elm to North Harrison.
The Veterans Day Luncheon will be at Cortez Elk’s Lodge 1789, 2100 N. Dolores Road, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. All active military and veterans and their spouses are invited for a free lunch.
On Sunday morning, Lighthouse Baptist Church, 11502 Colorado Highway 145, hosted a Veterans Sunday service for veterans and their families. Veterans were honored for their service and sacrifice, and a luncheon followed the service.