Facts, music, prayers featured at Veteran’s Day service

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by BETH ALTENA  Perfect fall weather graced a service at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 5747 Jupiter Avenue in Plainfield Township, one of many Veteran’s Day services around West Michigan. Speaking on his and his wife’s 50th anniversary, Township Supervisor George Meek, a four-year veteran himself, asked the crowd to remember and thank veterans for their service. […]

Scouts honor local veterans

Webelos members Justin Fraula, Evan Coberly and Sean McLellan present a thank-you card in honor of Veteran’s Day to decorated Army veteran Sam Russo.

Members of Cub Scout Pack 3285 honored our local veterans for their service to our country on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. At their Pack meeting, the Scouts created special thank-you cards to show their appreciation for the freedoms they enjoy today. Delegates from the Webelos den visited Bishop Hills Elder Care Community in Rockford on […]

Veterans honored Nov. 11 with local services

The Color Guard, Sons of the American Legion, Squad #358 will perform a 21-gun salute.

Veteran’s Day, November 11, will be recognized with a brief flag-raising ceremony with coffee and donuts at Lakes Elementary School from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and an evening service at Memorial Park in Belmont, at the intersection of Belmont Road and Jupiter Avenue at 7 p.m. According to organizer and township trustee Charles Weldon, the […]

Belmont Veterans Day service the largest by far

Plainfield Township Supervisor George Meek speaks during a ceremony at the Belmont veterans memorial on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov.11. Behind him are State Representative Vern Ehlers, Representive Tom Pearce and Senator Mark Jensen.

  A ceremony in Belmont for veterans on this Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, was by far the largest held there, said Plainfield Township Supervisor George Meek. Meek read a description he found defining a veteran. He said a veteran is someone who has written a blank check in service of his country, payable up […]