Both the Community R-VI and Van-Far R-I High School Districts have Veteran’s Day ceremonies set for this year.
R-VI event Nov. 7
The Community R-VI High School Student Council is sponsoring their annual Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, November 7 this year. All area veterans and their spouses are invited to a breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. and an assembly to follow at approximately 9 a.m. The students look forward to honoring area veterans every year. If you have any questions, please call Sandy Gastler at 855-708-7567 ext. 3.
Van-Far event Nov. 11
The Hawthorne Chapter of the National Honor Society is planning to host a Veterans Tribute on Veterans Day, Tuesday November 11. The event will start off with a free breakfast for Veterans and their spouses at 8:15 a.m. in the High School Cafeteria.
The Van-Far FFA members will be assisting with parking and NHS will be helping with serving the breakfast.
The breakfast menu will include biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, and a beverage.
Breakfast will be served until 8:45. At 9 a.m. each Veteran will be escorted by an athlete from Van-Far to a procession presented by the Chiefs Band.
The Veterans will then be honored with several musical pieces and a keynote Veteran speaker provided by the Missouri National Guard stationed in Hannibal, Missouri.
The community is welcome to come and attend this event to honor the service and dignity of the men and women of our community who have shown our country their loyalty through service.