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2017 Riverview School Veterans Day Assembly coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Riverview School community honored all those that served at a Veterans Day assembly Friday at the school in Silver Lake. The program included presenting and retirement of the colors by Scouts, an speech about Veterans Day by district administrator John Schleusner, a demonstration of the POW/MIA Table, recitation of “Ole Glory,” and a moment […]

2017 Wheatland Center School Veterans Day ceremony (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Students and staff at Wheatland Center School welcomed US military veterans into their halls Friday for a Veterans Day Asembly. Before the assembly, area veterans were invited to breakfast at the school. The all-school assembly followed the breakfast. The assembly included presentation and retrieval of colors by the Boy Scouts, performances by school band and […]

County to host 2017 Homeless Veterans Stand Down and Veterans Celebration Nov. 4

Kenosha County will host a event to reach out to homeless veterans. From a news release from the Department of Human Services: The Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services is planning a special event as Veterans Day approaches. Veterans, active duty military members and their families are invited to the 2017 Homeless Veterans Stand Down and Veterans Celebration […]

2016 Riverview School Veterans Day program coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Riverview School held its annual Veteran’s Day program Friday afternoon. School officials believe the attendance was the largest ever for the school’s program. The program included presentation of the colors by Boy Scouts, remarks on the day from district administrator Jon Schluesner, recognition of veterans in attendance, a reading of In Flanders Fields, a presentation […]

2016 Central High School Veterans Day Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Central High School held its annual Veteran’s Day observance Friday afternoon. Veteran’s Outreach of Wisconsin, who has a partnership with American Legion Post 21, asked if the students would like to help. The students had a food drive. David Suminski from VFW Post 7308 received the donation on behalf of the group. It was presented by […]

2016 Wilmot Union High School Veterans Day ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Wilmot Union High School students, staff and about 100 veterans remembered Veteran’s Day Friday morning at the school. Veterans were served breakfast, followed by a program in the Veterans Memorial Fieldhouse at the school. The program paid tribute to those who served and the branches of service. There was also a multimedia tribute to the […]

2016 Brighton School Veterans Day ceremony (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Brighton School students and staff honored the service of US military veterans at an all-school assembly Friday. The program took place in the gym and featured a guest performance by the 132nd Army Band Brass Quintet. Ben Warmuth, Brighton’s music teacher, is a member of the group. The following students had speaking parts in the program […]

2016 Randall School Veterans Day Assembly coverage (PHOTOS)

Randall School students and staff thanked veterans for their service with a  program and lunch at the school Friday. The all-school assembly in the main gym included: A welcome by Kaidan Kopp, Kimmy Zender and Maddy Brockway. The Pledge of Allegiance led by Patience Klein. The Star-Spangled Banner performed by 7th and 8th Grade Concert […]

2016 Bristol School Veterans Day ceremony coverage (PHOTOS)

Bristol School students and staff observed Veterans Day with a ceremony on Friday. The all-school assembly was held in the school gym. The program included: Welcoming remarks by Mary Gedemer-Jensen. Flag ceremony by Bristol Boy Scout and Girl Scouts. Pledge of Allegiance led by Reid Glassen, Tori Parrish, Mikaela Wynhoff and Scouts. The Star-Spangled Banner […]

2016 Lakewood School Veterans Day assembly coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Lakewood School students and staff recognized the service and sacrifice of  US military veterans in an assembly Friday at the school. The program took place in the school gym. The program included: A school band performance of an medley of all of the service songs. A dedication of new flags and flag poles by Boy […]

2016 Wheatland Center School Veterans Day Assembly coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Students at Wheatland Center School celebrated and thanked veterans at a program Friday morning at the school. The Veterans Day ceremony was held in the gym and was attended by all students and a sizable contingent of veterans and family members.Before he assembly, vetrans and fa,ily emmebrs were treated to breakfast at the school. The […]

Kenosha County Veterans Services to have regular hours in Silver Lake

Kenosha County Veterans Services is announcing new hours of operation in Silver Lake for veterans and families living in the western part of the county. Effective July 13, Veterans Services Office personnel will be on site at Silver Lake Village Hall, 113 S. First Street, Silver Lake,  from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second […]

2016 Silver Lake Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Silver Lake remembered those who died while serving in the US military at the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Monday morning. The parade and ceremony are organized by Schultz-Hahn American Legion Post #293 in Silver Lake. The events were blessed with warm, sunny and dry weather this year. The parade included units from local Scout groups, local law […]

Clinic to help veterans with free estate planning

In an effort to assist area veterans and their eligible dependents, the Kenosha County Veterans Service Office is hosting a Wills and Power of Attorney Clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Job Center located at 8600 Sheridan Road (South 10 Classroom). There will be volunteer attorneys on site to advise and […]

Recently merged VFW posts to celebrate 75 years with Jan. 30 event

Twin Lakes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11279 recently merged with Pell Lake VFW Post 5830, due to declining membership. The now merged posts will be joining together to celebrate 75 years on Jan. 30 at the Triangle Bar in Twin Lakes with food and raffles. Free food with purchase of $5 raffle ticket. Proceeds will support veterans and their […]

Central High School to host Veterans Day Celebration and Reception Nov. 11

Central High School will host a Veterans Day Celebration and Reception  on Nov. 11, starting at 1:15 p.m. at the school, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake. The school would like to extend an invitation to attend to all veterans. For more details and to RVSP by Nov. 6 please contact Nancy Switalia at 843-2321.

Wilmot Union High School to host Breakfast & Observance for Veterans Day 2015

Wilmot Union High School will host a Veterans Day Breakfast & Observance on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Breakfast in the Commons starts at 7:45 a.m.; assembly begins at 9 a.m. in Veteran’s Memorial Field House. Veterans interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Marlene Tilsner~ 862-2351, ext. 265 or tilsnerm@wilmoths.k12.wi.us Indicate your name and number of guests attending breakfast. All community veterans and family members […]

Wilmot UHS Veterans Day breakfast and assembly is Nov. 11

Veterans Day Breakfast & Observance at Wilmot Union High School will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Breakfast will be at 7:45 a.m. in the commons with a 9 a.m. assembly in Veteran’s Memorial Field House. All community veterans and family members are invited. RSVP to Marlene Tilsner at 862-2351, ext. 265 or tilsnerm@wilmoths.k12.wi.us. Indicate your name and number of guests […]

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