Week of thanks to veterans begins

A week of special ceremonies to honor veterans in Hoover began Sunday.

In Hoover, veterans from all branches were honored in a musical tribute and recognized for their sacrifice at a special reception at the Hoover Public Library. The library will host other events including showings of a Vietnam War movie on Monday and{}a World War II program Thursday.

Hoover scout troops will also remember veterans at 4:45 p.m. every day from Monday through Friday with a flag folding ceremony.

Children can also stop by to make crafts for veterans at the VA Medical Center Monday through Thursday and on Saturday.