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Veterans Day Events Around the Valley

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09:00 AM Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Bridge, VVA Chapter 941, Russ Stabler Color Guard Commander

10:55 AM: Raising of Colors at Fargo Civic Memorial Auditorium Flag Pole, Fly over by Toby McPherson, P51

11:00 AM Community Program, Fargo Civic Memorial Auditorium, Centennial Hall

Posting of Colors & Veterans Organization Flags. Robert Jacobson, Grand Chef de Gare du North Dakota of the 40 & 8, Master of Ceremonies

National Anthem (Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band)

Opening Prayer: Wayne Wermager, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 941 Chaplain,

Welcoming Remarks: Honorable US Senator John Hoeven

Welcoming Remarks: Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker

Welcoming Remarks: Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson

Keynote Address: AMVETS Department of North Dakota Commander Mark Wagemann

Closing Prayer: Wayne Wermager, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 941 Chaplain,

Honor Guard to Fire Volley & Taps

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11:00 West Fargo VFW Post 7564, Ladies Auxiliary, and AMVETS Post 8 are hosting their annual Veterans Day program which is open to the public of all ages at the VFW Club, 308 Sheyenne Street, West Fargo.

Activities start with a flag raising ceremony in front of the VFW Post on Sheyenne Street at 10:45 am followed by a program inside on the upper level of the Club. The West Fargo High School Band will provide patriotic music and the program will conclude with a 21-gun salute by the VFW Honor Guard.

This year's guest speaker is Emery Fisher, State Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of North Dakota. A stew dinner will be served at the VFW Club from 4 pm - 6:30 pm followed by a patriotic concert performed by the Red River Valley Veteran's Concert Band at 7 pm.

The band is an all-volunteer band, totally supported through contributions, of which the West Fargo VFW is a community sponsor. The stew and music performance is free and open to the adult public.

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Moorhead American Legion : 11 AM Merle's Stew, 12:00 P.M. - Park Christian Choir 1:00 P.M. Meat Raffle, 3:00 P.M. - Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band

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12:00 PM Stew will be served at the following locations and festivities through out the afternoon and evening:

American Legion, Post #2, Stew served upstairs in Legacy Hall, Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band will be playing at 12:30

Fargo VFW, Post #762, Stew at Noon, Red River Valley Veterans Concert Band at 1:30 and activities throughout the afternoon.

1:00 PM SOS will be served at 1PM AMVET's Post #7 and festivities throughout the afternoon and evening: 2:00 Fargo Amvets ceremony at the VA Hospital.

4:00 PM Dilworth VFW Post will be serving mulligan stew 4PM till gone. A program at Eventide by the Auxiliary.

Harwood American Legion Opens at 4PM. Stew at 4 PM

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