Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
The official State of Minnesota Veterans Day Program is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights. The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, the Minnesota Commanders' Task Force and Governor Tim Pawlenty invite veterans, families, elected officials and community members to celebrate and honor the Minnesota veterans who have served this country with bravery. This year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs selected the Minnesota State Vetans Day Program as an official regional site for the 2010 observance.
Confirmed speakers are:
* Governor Tim Pawlenty
* Minnesota Deputy Commissioner of Veteran Health Care Gilbert Acevedo
* Minnesota Deputy Commissioner of Programs and Services Regie Worlds
* Adjutant General of the Minnesota National Guard Maj. Gen. Richard Nash
* U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar
* U.S. Senator Al Franken
* U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum
For more information on this and other Veterans Day events, visit www.MinnesotaVeteran.org, or call (888) LinkVet.
Free Community Breakfast 8-9:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11; 10 a.m. Program at Veterans Memorial Community Center, 8055 Barbara Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077