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Honor Their Service: Veterans Appreciation Awards Celebrate Triad Heroes

Tickets are on sale for the third American Heroes for NC Veterans Appreciation Awards, benefiting post-military opportunities for Triad veterans.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Freedom isn't free, and the nation's brave troops prove that time and again on the battlefield. 

Ahead of Veterans Day 2019, a Triad non-profit is supporting veterans' service and sacrifice through a public recognition and appreciation ceremony.

The non-profit American Heroes for NC is putting on the third-annual NC Veterans Awards Thursday, Nov. 7 at the Carolina Theater in downtown Greensboro. A cocktail hour begins at 5:30, followed by a recognition and awards presentation hosted by WFMY News 2 Good Morning Show anchor Meghann Mollerus.

There are three awards this year -- the Patriot Award, presented to an individual who served in the military with honor and distinction.

The Liberty Award will go to veteran-friendly company that has displayed consistent hiring of veterans.

The Freedom Award will go to an entrepreneurial company led by a veteran who served with honor.

Community members are invited to this celebration. Tickets cost $40 and are available on the Carolina Theater's website and box office. Sales benefit American Heroes for NC, a 501(c)3 that educates veterans about their post-military opportunities in the Triad.

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