The 4th annual Veterans Day Memorial celebration was held in Carencro Thursday morning. Military medal and Purple Heart recipients were recognized at the event as well as other area veterans. The event sponsored by the Carencro Business Association featured a live performance of patriotic music, a color guard, and a patriotic essay contest award announcement. Event organizers explained how important it is to honor those who fought for their country. The event also featured a display of photos of local military veterans.