Bill Satre | Brainerd Area News | General

Celebrating Veterans in the Brainerd Lakes

Veterans Day

Pequot Lakes School District invites the public to a Veteran’s Day Assembly the morning of Fri. Nov. 10th at 9:00 in the PLHS Athletic Center (on the south end of the school).  The event will honor our veterans during this one-hour assembly.  If you have questions, contact the Pequot Lakes High School office.

Brainerd High School will host a Veteran’s Day Assembly in the gymnasium on Friday, November 10th from 10-11 am. Grades 9-12 will attend and the event will feature the choir, band and orchestra. Combat veteran Col. Charles Chip rangen will be the guest speaker and ten Quilts of Honor will be presented to WWII and Korean war Veterans. the public is invited to attend.

The Brainerd Honor Guard invites the public to the All Veterans Memorial at 4th and Laurel Street in Brainerd on Veteran’s Day, Sat. Nov. 11 for a salute to veterans. There will be three rifle volley anbdTAPS heard downtown at 11:11 am.

The Brainerd American Legion will host a Veterans Day Picnic for veterans on Sat. Nov. 11th from 11:00-1:00.  Veterans (must show Military I.D.) will enjoy FREE broasted chicken and salad bar.  If you show your Legion Membership Card, enjoy 1 free domestic tap beer from 12:00-5:00.

The Garrison VFW will host a Spaghetti Dinner in honor of All Veterans on Sat. Nov. 11th from 4:00-8:00 and the cost is just $10.  The dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs, coleslaw, bread stick and dessert.  All are also invited to a luminary service honoring veterans at 5:30, a flag retirement ceremony and to participate in the one-day-only silent auction. Purchase tickets for the dinner at the Garrison VFW.