Friday 8 November 2013

Veterans Day 2013

Posted at 8:26 AM

Merrill Area Veterans Day Schedule--2013

11 November:  Jefferson School @ 09:00 AM
Meet at 08:45 am; enter via the Main Entrance facing West Jackson Street.  Assemble in the hallway with US flags, post colors, flag stands and bugle.          
11 November:  Cenotaph Ceremony @ 11:00 AM
Meet at VFW Post at 10:30 am or at the Cenotaph by 10:45 am.  VFW Honor           
Guard will bring rifles; all others bring US flags and post colors. Trinity students will sing.
11 November:  Merrill HS @ 1:15 PM and @ 2:15 PM (approximate)
Meet in the auditorium lobby at 1:00 pm with US flags, post colors and flag stands; the  second program will begin after students have departed from the first program and the second student group has been seated.

11 November:  River Valley Bank @ 3:30 PM
Meet at the bank at 3:15 pm with flags, post colors, rifles and bugle for the bank’s ceremony honoring veterans; all veterans’ organizations are invited.

11 November:  Boy Scout Troop 503 @ 6:45 PM
Meet at Jefferson School at 6:30 pm for a question-and-answer session with the scouts. 

12 November:  St Francis School @ 0745
Meet at the school flagpole; assist the students raise the school flag.  Then assemble in the Cafeteria for a question-and-answer session with the students.

13 November:  St John Lutheran School @ 1:30 PM
Lunch for all veterans and families/friends will be served from 12 noon to 12:45. If you plan to eat lunch, notify the school office at (715) 536-7264.  For those not eating lunch, meet at 1:15 pm in the school lobby with US flags, post colors, flag stands and bugle. In addition to the program, the 6th, 7th and 8th graders are having a bake sale to raise money for the Honor Flight Program.


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