Area Legion posts plan Veterans' Day observances

Legion posts in area communities have activities planned to commemorate Veterans’ Day, Sunday, Nov. 11. Because Veterans’ Day falls on a Sunday, the programs and events will be held either prior to or shortly after Veterans’ Day.

The OABCIG Elementary in Ida Grove will host a program for veterans from Battle Creek and Ida Grove in the school’s new gym Friday, Nov. 9 at 2:30 p.m.

The Galva American Legion and Galva-Holstein Upper Elementary students will host a program for the public at the Galva-Holstein Upper Elementary School in Galva Friday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. The program will include the presentation of three shadow boxes for holding an American flag that will be presented to the families of three deceased Galva veterans.

Battle Creek’s Willow Dale Wellness Village will host a lunch to honor all veterans and spouses, including widows at the wellness center on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 11:30 a.m. Reservations are not required, but would be appreciated.

The Holstein Legion will have a steak fry Saturday, Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. at Veterans’ Hall. Tickets, which are $35 per person, are available from any Legion member or at the door.

The Odebolt American Legion Auxiliary Post 313 will host free coffee and rolls for veterans and their families on Monday, Nov. 12 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Odebolt Specialty Care dining room.

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