Peninsula School Honors Veterans at Take a Veteran to School Day Event

11 November, 2017, 01:00 | Author: Dustin Murphy
  • Peninsula School Honors Veterans at Take a Veteran to School Day Event

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

Students were reminded about what Veterans Day means and encouraged to always show thanks to America's veterans.

This was the last Veteran's Day ceremony for the JROTC instructor Major Daniel Rancourt after 22 years at the school.

That's just one of many events to honor all American veterans in Gillette.

Join the students of Arcola schools for one of the largest student-led Veteran's Day assemblies in the area.

Veterans Day activities are planned on a number of Cleburne ISD campuses, with area veterans, or those now serving, invited to attend.

For further information, call Pastor Charlie Winkelman at 570-398-1909.


Groups from the school system participating included music ensembles from Veterans Elementary and the Howard High School JROTC.

The Su Valley Jr/Sr High School Symphonic Choir sang with the Talkeetna Elementary 3rd-5th grade students in the patriotic song, "Stars and Stripes".

There will be a soup, bake and craft sale with vendors at the Beech Creek-Blanchard Fire Company Social Hall from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Veterans will receive complimentary catered lunch, gift baskets with nutrition and tasty treats, a chance to win incredible door prizes, program recognition. Brown County Veteran Services Officer Greg Peterson will be 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. Taps, by Nickolas Snell and Aliyeh Wyatt, will follow the Introduction of the Veterans by Wissinger and the Closing will be by Jenna Wilkerson of the FHS Student Council.

Activities are open to all veterans and active duty personnel.

The day will conclude at the Elks Lodge with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. Veterans and their spouses will be served roast beef dinner at 6:30 p.m. courtesy of Elks Lodge 1737 in appreciation for their service.

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