St. Charles Veterans Day Event – Monday, Nov. 12, 2012
Join Us at 10:40 a.m. at the Freedom Shrine
St. Charles, IL (November 5, 2012) – Veterans Day is a holiday set aside to honor the men and women who served our nation with honor – each one of them earned the right to be called “veteran” by their sacrifice and devotion to duty in some of the darkest hours our nation has known. The City of St. Charles Annual Veterans Day Ceremony is Monday, November 12 at 10:40 a.m. at the Freedom Shrine, behind the St. Charles Police Station, 211 N. Riverside Avenue. Please join us to honor and thank all those who served our country in the Armed Forces. All are welcome to attend.
The ceremony will begin with a reading of the official Veterans Day Proclamation, followed by an invocation, salute to the flag, a 21-gun salute and the playing of Taps.
About the City of St. Charles
Friendly neighborhoods, diverse retailers, international employers, innovative schools, beautiful parks, varied cultural amenities, and unique architecture have earned St. Charles its reputation as the Pride of the Fox. Located in both DuPage and Kane counties, the City of St. Charles is 35 miles west of downtown Chicago, and has a population of approximately 33,000. Over 2,100 businesses, consisting of a balanced mix of retailers, restaurants and manufacturing facilities, employ more than 18,000 people. The City of St. Charles was named the #1 City for Families by Family Circle® magazine in 2011; one of the “150 Great Places in Illinois,” by the AIA Illinois; and one of the “Top 10 Towns To Live In” by West Suburban Living magazine. www.stcharlesil.gov