11th Annual Veterans Weekend This Saturday

PRESS RELEASE             08-26-2018

The 11th Annual Veterans Weekend will be Saturday, September 8, 2018 and will include a Motorcycle/Motorcade honoring our Senior Veterans at eight different locations in DeKalb and Sycamore and ending at the DeKalb American Legion Post 66 for the dedication of a new Flag Retirement Chamber. This will be a rain or shine event.

Staging for the Motorcycle/Motorcade will be at HyVee Food Store, 2700 DeKalb Ave, Sycamore, Illinois from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. We will honor our Senior Veterans at the Pine Acres Rehab & Living Center from 10:00 a.m. to 10:25 a.m., Barb City Manor from 10:30 a.m. to 10:55 a.m., DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center from 11:05 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Heritage Woods from 11:35 a.m. to Noon, Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center from 12:10 p.m. to 12:35 p.m., Bethany Healthcare & Rehab Center from 12:40 p.m. to 1:05 p.m., Grand Victorian of Sycamore from 1:15 p.m. to 1:40 p.m., Lincolnshire Place from 1:55 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. and arrive at DeKalb American Legion Post 66 before the Flag Retirement Chamber Dedication scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

There will be a short ceremony at each of the eight locations and we hope that the public will join us at one or more or all of the stops. We encourage motorcycles but cars are more than welcome to join us in the motorcycle/motorcade.

The Flag Retirement Chamber Dedication is made possible by the efforts of Boy Scout Noah Larsen from DeKalb Troop 33, who is earning his Eagle Scout Rank, and the DeKalb Sons of the American Legion, who funded the project.

For more information contact Frank Beierlotzer at (815) 901-3834 or ffb66@juno.com.


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