Veterans Day parade, dinner planned today

The West Richland Veterans Day Parade is at 9:30 a.m. today on Van Giesen Street. More than 100 entries are participating. A chili feed sponsored by Combat Veterans International follows the parade at Flat Top Park.

The parade travels along Van Giesen street from Grosscup Road to 38th Avenue.

The grand marshal is Skip Novakovich, a retired military lieutenant colonel.

The Columbia River Young Marines invites veterans to its free annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner at 6 p.m. today in the Fellowship Hall of GracePoint Church of God, 1915 N. Road 84, Pasco.