Veterans Day Program is Thursday

The Elgin High School Gymnasium will be the setting for the annual Veterans Day program to be held Thursday, Nov. 11.

The program is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

According to Principal Jimmy Feeney III, the guest speaker for the observance will be Staff Sgt. Dustin Hampton of the Army National Guard.

A celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice.

As in past years, the program will include American Legion and Auxiliary members, music from the Elgin Band and the Pope John/Elgin combined choir, readings from students and the keynote address.

The community is encouraged to attend the program to honor our veterans.

Afterwards, veterans are invited to have a free lunch at the Elgin Community Center.