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Thornton Township hosts Veterans Day memorial service

Friday, November 10, 10:00am–2:00pm

information provided by Ernst Lamothe

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 7, 2017) – Vice Commander Marvin Gardner of the Veterans Strike Force Program will be the featured guest at this year’s memorial service honoring veterans.

The service will be held at Thornton Township Hall: 333 East 162nd Street, South Holland, Illinois. Lunch will be served. There is no charge for the event.

For more information, call 708-596-6040, x3168.

Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
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  1. First United Methodist Church of Lansing, 18420 Burnham Avenue, next to T.F. South High School in Lansing will be holding an old-fashioned ice cream social “Vets R Kool” on Saturday November 11 to honor our veterans. American Legion commander Don Lange will share a few comments. From 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. ice cream will be available for twenty-five cents a scoop. Hot dogs (including a bun) will cost a quarter. Drinks, both hot and cold, will be available for a dime. Admission and parking are free. Come for a snack at old-time prices and help honor our nation’s veterans.

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