CORNELIUS – The town will officially dedicate its new Veterans Monument on Veterans Day.

At 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, the town and American Legion Post 86 will honor servicemen and women with a ceremony featuring comments from Mayor Jeff Tarte and keynote speaker N.C. Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, a Cornelius resident. Along with their speeches, there will be a 21-gun salute and patriotic songs from the Cornelius Interfaith and Hough High School choirs.