Area veterans and their families are invited to a free luncheon and public Veterans Recognition Ceremony hosted in collaboration with the Senior Center and Hospice of the Western Reserve (HWR) on May 26th. The luncheon will be held at the Senior Center, 7327 Avon Belden Road. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with the luncheon and program beginning at 11:30 a.m. Register through the Senior Center by calling (440) 353-0828 by May 19th. If veterans would like to be presented with a special certificate, they should include their rank, branch and years of service at the time of registration. Each veteran, with permission, will be individually recognized and thanked for his or her service to the country and presented with a commemorative lapel pin issued by the Ohio Hospice Veterans Partnership.