HONORING OUR VETERANS


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The thirteenth annual Veterans Day program will be held Monday, November 11, at 10:30 at the Event Center near the Rochester Airport.

This event is put on by the volunteers from the Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial committee, the DAV, the Explorer Post, POW/MIA Riders Association, and other volunteers.
Free breakfast, courtesy of Canadian Honker and the Event Center, will be served from 8:30 to 10:00 followed by the program at 10:30.

The program will include Colonel Rodney Peterson retired, speaking on “Veterans are Citizens” Kay Swenson Gold Star Mother of fallen hero Curt Swenson, and Chad Stowers on “Why Join a Military Organization. Area Color and Honor Guards will perform the Color March and, Officer Carrie Koehler will give her rendition of the National Anthem.  Pastor Dave Berg of the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church will give the invocation and benediction and Pastor Phil Shaw will return from St Michaels to read a special poem by Jane Belau and give a short talk to the Veterans.

We respect and appreciate our Veterans for all they have done for our country and freedom. Show your support for our Veterans on Novemeber 11th!!