11/10/2017 11:08:00 AM Shepherd's Center to honor veterans
Shepherd's Center will hold a special Veterans Day recognition program on Saturday, November 11. The event, to be held at St. Ansgar's Church in Cannon Falls, will get underway at 10 a.m.
For the 3rd time, special recognition will be given to Vietnam veterans, in coordination with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. Also being recognized will be World War II and Korean veterans.
The featured speaker will be local veteran, Bill Callister. Lieutenant Colonel Jesse Johnson, also a local resident, will assist in presenting pins to those veterans being recognized.
Area veterans who have not been recognized at previous events are asked to pick up a Veteran Information Sheet from Shepherd's Center, fill it out, and return in order to be recognized on November 11.
For more information, contact Shepherd's Center at 507-263-2136 or John Hobert, the Veterans Day Coordinator, at 507-263-3693. This program will be open to the public, and lunch will be served.