Hazleton Area Students Honor Veterans With a Breakfast

Veterans honored at Hillsboro High School

Veterans honored at Hillsboro High School

The high school invited about 150 veterans to the event.

Next will be the Pledge of Allegiance and the FHS Choir performance of the National Anthem.

McCarthy gave a brief presentation on what is a veteran, the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day and what it's like to be a veteran.

Several communities are honoring our veterans in some special ways.

Curt Halverson, Army veteran says, "I'm surprised, the student council has done a tremendous job to keep it going".

Breakfast for veterans and the flag volunteers begins at 8 a.m.at the American Legion Hall with Auxiliary Unit 42 making the breakfast. Refreshments and an art show in the high school commons will immediately follow the program.

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Maine Veterans were the honored as part of Take a Veteran to School Day.

Saturday, November 11 is Veteran's Day and to honor it, at 11 a.m. "After calls back and forth, the principal, called me back and said to me, 'Why don't you present for the whole school?' that led to generating an itinerary for the presentation and finding people who could help".

Others attending included Christopher Bowers, commander of VFW Post 7472, State Sen. The luncheon honoring area veterans is from 11 p.m.to 1 a.m.at Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil St., C. Marine Lt. Col. Matt Shortal, University of IL graduate in accountancy and former Navy Blue Angel pilot, is the keynote speaker.

All veterans of USA military are invited to enjoy a free lunch from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m.at Texas Roadhouse locations at 204 N. Country Fair Drive, C, and 1155 S. Route 51, Forsyth. There will be local speakers, Harrison High School alumni veterans and music by the Harrison High/Middle School Band.

A retired member of the Air Force smiles at a student after classmates sang "God Bless the U.S.A", during Sanchez Elementary School's Veterans Day celebration. Refreshments will be served after the program.

A Veterans Benefits Expo will be held from 2 to 6 p.m.at LHU Student Rec Center with exhibitors, information, a chance to register DD214s (discharge documents), free blood pressure and glucose screenings, door prizes, refreshments.

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