The Veterans Museum of Mid-Ohio Valley will host its 9th annual Memorial Day cookout from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 28. The event will take place at the Parkersburg City Park at the pavillion closest to the lake and Veterans memorial. The event is free and open to all veterans and their families. This year's cookout is sponsored by VFW Post 1212 in Parkersburg; the Deerwalk Veterans Association; the South Parkersburg Women's Club; the Blennerhassett Daughters of American Revolution; and the Centennial Chapter of Daughters of American Pioneers in Parkersburg. The non-profit Veterans Museum, located at 1829 7th St., Parkersburg, offers a collection of military displays that include photographs, letters, uniforms and artifacts. There's also a library of books and videos and internet access for students to complete special research and learning activities. For more information, call 304 420-0332.
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