Veteran’s Day Tribute - In Honor of our Veterans Past & Present
Saturday, November 10, 2012
12:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Meet with two local Viet Nam veterans, George Jacobek, 9th Infantry Division, 1967-1968 and Robert Powers, 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Air Cavalry Division, 1966-1967. They will display medals and other memorabilia from the Vietnam military conflict. Robert Powers, author of "1966 The Year of the Horse", an autobiography of his Vietnam military experience, will have autographed copies of his book available for purchase.
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - American Wartime Songs - David Molinari and Joni Hoerger will perform popular songs along with historical background and anecdotes from World War I & II and Viet Nam. "Wartime" books, historical items, sheet music, flags and artifacts will be on display. Souvenir Programs for all.
1:45 p.m. - *Lincolnway East Air Force JuniorROTC will present colors.
9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. - "Operation Care Package" Collection - The library, along with the Mokena Park District is collecting small items to be used as stocking stuffers for our troops. Stockings and donations will be put together and sent to the troops by "Operation Care Package". Suggested stocking stuffers: protein bars, nuts, sunflower seeds, trail mix, deodorant, shampoo and conditioner, playing cards, paperbacks, individual drink mix packets, gum, small toiletry items, socks, etc. No glass or expired items please.