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Veteran’s Day Celebration at Grizzly Peak [AUDIO]

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Sunday is Veteran’s Day, and Missoula will be host to several ceremonies to honor those men and women who have, are are currently serving our country in the armed forces.

Susan Campbell Reneau with the United Veterans Council says the day will start with breakfast served at the American Legion Hall from 7 till 10 a.m. at 825 Ronan Street.

The outdoor ceremony will be held at 1 p.m.. by the Doughboy statue on the grounds of the Missoula County Courthouse.

Campbell Reneau has provided a program of events to be held at the Grizzly Peak Retirement Center starting at 2 p.m.

Inside Veteran’s Day service at Grizzly Peak Independent Living Apartment Complex, 3600 American Way. Lineup of all honor and color guards and service participants at Grizzly Peak flagpole at 2 p.m. with slow walk to Grizzly Peak dining hall. Call to service by two buglers from VFW Post 209 and Bugles Across America. Procession led by Celtic Dragon Pipe Band members Bob Phillips and John Haffey. VFW Post 209 Honor Guard, American Legion Post 27 Color Guard, ROTC Color Guard of the University of Montana, Color Guard of Knights of Columbus Patriotic Order of the 4th Degee will be in procession with members of the VFW and American Legion Auxiliaries. Singing of Star Spangled Banner by John Baugh. Opening and closing prayers by U.S. Army Sgt. Sam Redfern who is founder of United States of Hope. Keynote address by Vietnam Veteran Jack Reneau, Commander of VFW Post 209. Members of United Veterans Council (UVC) for Ravalli and Missoula Counties will assist with the service. Master of Ceremonies Susan Campbell Reneau, VFW and American Legion Auxiliary Life Member and member of UVC.

Susan Campbell Reneau

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