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

Saul Bowman
November 11, 2017

The Glenrock community is invited to attend a Veterans Day ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Glenrock Middle School Auditorium, honoring Glenrock residents who have served in the military. The Clare-Gladwin American Legion Post 558 and Farwell VFW will hold a special ceremony at the Farwell Village Park (always held at 11 a.m. on the 11th of November because 11-11-11 honors the day the Armistice was signed).

SLEEPY EYE-Sleepy Eye's Veteran's Day Program includes programs at St. Mary's and the Public School as well as a noon lunch and an evening dinner at the Servicemen's Club.

Thursday morning, Sanchez Elementary School held its annual Veterans Day celebration, and invited local veterans to be their honored guests.

The program is for all area veterans of active and reserve military service and their guests. For information, call Larry Kanfer at 217-398-2000.

The program featured performances from Dauphin's band and choir, who played and sang patriotic songs such as the "National Anthem", "America the lovely", and "TAPS".

Farmersville Independent School District is inviting all veterans and community members to participate in Veterans' Day ceremonies and activities Friday, Nov. 10.


The children wore knit hats, mittens and winter jackets as they joined veterans and military personnel in dress uniform at an outdoor ceremony Thursday morning, two days before the actual November 11 federal holiday. Registration is closed, but they are planning on 110 veterans, according to American Legion Pressman Kosters Post 329 Commander Arlyn Kleinwolterink.

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.

Sugar Valley native and Air Force veteran Sgt. Kent Vonada will be the keynote speaker.

Coleman Elementary School has scheduled an afternoon assembly from 2-3 p.m. The coins were designed by Veteran Student Services and the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs with permissions from UT Athletics and the various military branches.

The Pennsylvania Military Museum will be open on Veterans Day with free admission for military veterans and their immediate family members.

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