Local Programs to Honor Veterans

Local Programs to Honor Veterans

November 11th, 2019- The Salvation Army, along with the Veterans Assistance Commission of Macon County is holding   a special celebration today to honor our Veterans.  The event will include guest speaker John Buckles of the DMCOC to speak to Vets. The event will be held this evening at 7pm at  the Salvation Army at 229 W Main St. 

In addition, Richland Community College and the Decatur Township will be holding a special program tomorrow for veterans, their families, and community members.  That Veterans Recognition Program will be held November 12, from 11 am – 1 pm in the Shilling Community Education Center.  

Today, Johns Hill will be shouting “Extra, Extra” to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day (now Veteran’s Day) and the role of newspapers during WWI.  Johns Hill will hold a program today at 10 am at the Johns Hill Magnet School auditorium, 1025 E. Johns Ave, Decatur, 62521.  Tom Miller, Heather Pistorius and Katherine Ganley of Johns Hill Magnet School joined Byers and Co to talk about today’s special Veteran’s Day program.  Listen to the podcast now.