Veteran’s Day programs slated for Friday and Saturday will recognize those who have served the country
Dan Sanderson | Staff Writer
Students and community organizations will host Veteran’s Day programs to honor the service of area veterans on Friday and Saturday.
The Grayling High School Student Senate will host a Veteran’s Day Assembly at 9:26 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, in the Joseph H. Stripe Auditorium, located in the school at 1135 North Old U.S. 27. Veterans are encouraged to attend the assembly.
The Devereaux Memorial Crawford County Library, 201 Plum Street, will host a special Veteran’s Day program beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, aimed at exploring the history of what has become known as “The Forgotten War” and to honor Korean War veterans. The program will feature a presentation by Bob Gaskill, a retired Infantry Officer and U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Military History instructor. Refreshments will be provided. Attendees are encouraged to contribute their history, stories, and photographs to the program. Call (989) 348-9214 for more information.
The Carl W. Borchers Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #3736 will host a Veteran’s Day program at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the American Legion Post #106, 106 S. James St. All veterans are encouraged to attend. A luncheon will follow the program.
The American Legion Post #106, 106 S. James Street, will host a Veteran’s Day dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. The dinner is open to veterans and their spouses. The Legion’s Veteran of the Year will be recognized as part of the program.