Veterans Day – Thank you Veterans!
Veterans Day is a great opportunity for us to honor and celebrate all veterans – living and deceased. World War 1 ended on November 11, 1918 – 100 years ago. Since November 11, 1919, veterans have been honored formally on the Armistice Day holiday. The Armistice Day holiday was renamed in 1954 to Veterans Day.
The Heather Hauser Group is honored to have veterans in our lives. We appreciate all the men and women who are serving and have served, sacrificed, and protected the U.S.A.
The following are three “formal” ways we have heard of so far that veterans are being honored and celebrated in the Leech Lake Walker MN area:
- As noted in the Pilot Independent, Northern Peace Funeral Home is working with Wreaths Across America to collect donations for Remembrance Wreaths for veterans’ graves in Evergreen Cemetery. They are striving to collect enough donations to place wreaths on as many graves as possible. Each Remembrance Wreath is $15. It would be lovely to see wreaths on each of the 315 veterans’ graves.
- The American Legion in Walker has a Veterans Dinner on Veterans Day; there is a short program and delicious food. Although this tribute is sold out this year, we wanted to let you know how the local American Legion is honoring veterans. The annual dinner and program are free!
- Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School has a program that is open to the public. The program starts at 9:00 a.m. on November 12th in the High School gym. The program consists of a presentation of the colors; the National Anthem; the choir sings; and a student gives a speech. This program is a great way to help educate young people about veterans’ services and honor veterans at the same time.
Veterans Day is a great day to thank a vet; they deserve it…and more! Veterans Day and every day, we are grateful for veterans and their services and sacrifices. Thank you, Thank you!
The Heather Hauser Group loves Selling the Lake Country™ – because the Leech Lake area has so much to offer. Who wrote this blog? HHG member, Denise.