County Groups to Host Veterans Day Events | New


PLATTSMOUTH – Many events honoring the region’s veterans will take place on November 11, Veterans Day.

Veterans, their spouses and those who wish to honor all veterans can celebrate their service to this county at Plattsmouth High School, starting at 9:30 am.

A Veterans Day program will be held at Louisville High School, starting at 8:15 a.m. in the gymnasium.

A similar program will be held at the Weeping Water High School Activity Center at 9:00 a.m.

Conestoga High School will host a Veterans Day program at 9 a.m. in the gymnasium.

A Veterans Day program will also be held at Elmwood-Murdock High School, starting at 10 a.m.

The guest speaker will be Lt. Col. Kevin Hynes of the Nebraska Air National Guard and the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

There will be performances from various groups of students, such as choirs and concert bands. There will also be a special presentation by Don Klaumann and the Gretna American Legion Riders on the folding of the flag.

A lunch for veterans and their spouses will be served after the ceremony. To make reservations for lunch, call 402-867-2341.

As in the past, the Plattsmouth Hy-Vee Food Store will be serving a free breakfast on November 11 to veterans.

Plattsmouth area veterans will hold an evening ceremony at the War Memorial Wall on the grounds of the Cass County Courthouse at 6 p.m. Pastor Jim Spanjers of the Hosanna Lutheran Church will be the guest speaker.


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