October 17, 2017
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St. Charles County, Missouri - The St. Charles County Veterans Committee and the St. Charles City Veterans Commission will host their annual Veterans Day Program at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the St. Charles County Executive Office Building/Historic Courthouse, 100 N. Third St., St. Charles. The event is free and open to the public.
Master of Ceremonies Jerry Bradley of Marine Corps League Detachment 725 will lead the program, which includes music by the St. Charles Municipal Band and welcome addresses from Steve Ehlmann, St. Charles County Executive, and Sally Faith, Mayor of the City of St. Charles. This year’s guest speaker is George D. Newell of the St. Charles County Veterans Committee. Local veterans organizations will participate in the presentation of colors and wreath-laying ceremonies during the program.
Attendees are asked to bring lawnchairs as seating is limited. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held at the St. Charles County Administration Building, 201 N. Second St., Room 115/116, St. Charles.
For more information, contact Tom Stephenson of American Legion Post 312 and Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 6 at 636-946-2038.