Here's the local and regional Veterans Day observances
Sunday, 11 November 2012
09:00 AM Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Bridge, VVA Chapter 941, Larry Nicholson, Commander
10:55 AM: Raising of Colors at Fargo Veterans Memorial Auditorium Flag Pole, Fly over by Toby McPherson, P51
11:00 AM Posting of Colors & Veterans Organization Flags. Brad Aune Commander, Fargo American Legion Post 2 (Master of Ceremonies)
Music, Red River Valley Concert Band)
11:10 AM Welcoming Remarks: US Senator John Hoeven, State of ND
11:20 AM: Welcoming Remarks: Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker
11:25 AM Welcoming Remarks: Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson
11:35 AM: Keynote Address: American Legion Commander Dave Rice, Department of North Dakota
11:55 AM Musical Selection by the Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band
11:58 AM: Closing Prayer: Wayne Wermager, ND American Legion Department Chaplain,
12:00 PM Honor Guard to Fire Volley & Taps
12:02 PM: Dismiss Colors & Veterans Organizations (Band Selection)
11:00 West Fargo VFW Post 7564, Ladies Auxiliary, and AMVETS Post 8 are hosting their annual Veterans Day program which is open to the public of all ages. Veterans Day activities start tha flag raising ceremony in front of the VFW Post on Sheyenne Street at 11:00 am followed by a program inside of the upper level of the Club. . The program will conclude with a 21-gun salute by the VFW Honor Guard. A stew dinner will be served at the VFW Club later in the day.
Moorhead American Legion : Merle’s Stew, 12:00 P.M. - Vikings
1:00 P.M. Meat Raffle, 3:00 P.M. - Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band
12:00 PM Stew will be served at the following locations and festivities through out the afternoon and evening:
American Legion, Post #2, Stew served upstairs in Legacy Hall, Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band will be playing at 12:30, and at 3 PM RE-ENTRY a play about coming home from War. Presented by Theatre B
Fargo VFW, Post #762, Stew at Noon, Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band at 1:30 and activities throughout the afternoon .
Harwood American Legion Open 11:30am - 6:00pm. Free Stew at 3:00pm.
1:00 PM SOS will be served at 1PM AMVET’s Post #7 and festivities throughout the afternoon and evening: 2:00 Fargo Amvets ceremony at the VA Hospital. Football and Races.
3:30 PM Dilworth VFW Post will be serving mulligan stew 3:30 till gone. 4:00pm Special Bingo program as well.
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10
CASSELTON VETS CLUB LUNCH SERVED FREE WILL OFFERING 4pm
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11
KINDRED 7PM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FEATURING MUSIC BY THE 3RD AND 4TH GRADERS REFRESHMENTS AFTERWARDS
PAGE 6PM VETERANS DAY SUPPER AT PAGE CAFE
11AM ARTHUR COMMUNITY CENTER BEEF STEW DINNER WITH PROGRAM TO FOLLOW
3PM AMERICAN LEGION STEW SUPPER
2PM FLAG RAISING AT VETERANS MONUMENT WITH AMERICAN LEGION COLOR GUARD THEN MEETING AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER FOR REFRESHMENTS
MONDAY NOVEMBER 12
11AM PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PROGRAM WITH LUNCH
VFW DINNER AT 6PM