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By Bonnie Davidson
The Courier 

Events Announced For Veterans Day

 


A Veterans Day ceremony will take place at the Glasgow Civic Center on Tuesday, Nov. 11, starting at 10:30 a.m. This year Vietnam veterans will be honored, as it is the 50th year since the end of the Vietnam War.

WWII veterans recently honored with the Legion of Honor Award from France also will be mentioned, this coming 70 years after their involvement in D-Day.

This year's speaker will be VFW State Cmdr. Art Widhalm. Steve Page will emcee the event. The Glasgow High School EQ singers will be at the ceremony and for the first time ever the fourth grade choir will perform “God Bless America.”

Willie Zeller said that after the 45 minute ceremony they will be holding a lunch at the VFW, where the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial will have a drawing for some bigger items. Zeller said that all were welcome to both the ceremony and the lunch at the VFW.

The Glasgow High School Student Council and Albertsons will also be honoring veterans with a breakfast served at the VFW for the fourth year. The free breakfast is for veterans and active military personnel, along with spouses. The breakfast will take place from 7-9 a.m. Veterans and active duty members are asked to RSVP by calling the VFW Hall at 228-2135 by Monday, Nov. 10.

Nashua: There will be a Veterans Day dinner served at 1 p.m. at the Nashua Senior Citizen Center on Sunday, Nov. 9. Meat and potatoes will be furnished. Please bring a dish to share. The dinner is being sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Post 104.

Opheim: The Opheim Veterans Day Program will be at the Opheim School gymnasium on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. There will be a reading of Ken Floyd’s Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., and the guest speaker will be Jim Buer from Scobey. Buer is a former guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The Opheim Elementary and High School choirs will perform. Haylee Fauth and Shelby Fuhrmann will sing the national anthem and “Taps” will be played by Aaron Carlson.

 

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