Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) plans to host a “Heroes of the 8th” Veterans Recognition Ceremony to honor residents of his district who currently serve or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on Friday, November 8. Cook is seeking nominations for veteran honorees from the public. The purpose of the event is to honor past and present members of the military for their distinguished service, community involvement, or advocacy for veterans’ causes. Nominations for honorees can be submitted via Cook’s official website at Cook.house.gov. Submissions will be accepted until Friday, October 18. Any questions regarding the event can be emailed to Cook’s Deputy District Director Jeremy Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.