St. Ansgar hosts day for veterans

Published 10:18 am Friday, August 22, 2008

The Fifth annual Veteran Appreciation Day featuring a World War II-era, Korea-era and Vietnam-era mini-reunions, will be Saturday, Sept. 13 beginning at 9 a.m. at the St. Ansgar, Iowa America Legion.

Come and share a story with a buddy. Bring your photos and memorabilia.

The guest speaker is Women’s Army Corps Vietnam vet, Mavis Schmidt of Northwood, Iowa. Mavis was the personal secretary of Commanding General Creighton Abrams.

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The Meitner Polka Band will play and a delicious lunch is served.

Veteran Appreciation Day is free, open to the public and smoke/alcohol free.

Spouses and children are welcome.

For more details and a list of who is coming from each era contact the sponsor: SSG(R) Phil Fleischer at (641)736-2346.