The Village invites community groups and residents to attend its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11. The Ceremony has been moved from the Sunken Garden to Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave., due to wintry conditions.
Lombard Village President Keith Giagnorio will welcome attendees and Father Jeff Stoneberg from Christ the King Catholic Church will open the ceremony with an invocation. The speaker will be Lombard resident and Viet Nam Veteran Dennis Jensen. Dennis served the United States Navy from 1965 – 1973 and is an active member in the VFW Lilac Post 5815.
Glenbard East High School student Elyse Erickson will perform the “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “God Bless America” and TAPS will be played by Glenbard East buglers, Sam Greetis and TJ Villasenor.
In an effort to remember the outstanding courage and commitment to freedom made by our veterans, Village President Giagnorio invites all residents, scout troops and families to attend.
The event is organized by Lilac VFW Post 5815 and the Village of Lombard. For more information contact Lombard’s Communications Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (630)620-5718.