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Shawnee to honor, remember local veterans at Veterans Day event

Veterans salute while the national anthem is sung by Mallory Keating at the City of Shawnee’s 10th annual Veterans Day Celebration.

Veterans salute while the national anthem is sung by Mallory Keating at the City of Shawnee’s 10th annual Veterans Day Celebration.

November 10, 2015

Shawnee will honor area veterans at 4 p.m. at the Shawnee Civic Center Wednesday with the city’s annual Veterans Day event.

Brigadier General Jay Selanders, Kansas Air National Guard Commander will give the keynote address “ The Value of Veterans,” and special comments will be given by Congressman Kevin Yoder. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Mill Valley Jaguar Jazz Band and Mallory Keating.

Mayor Michelle Distler will be presenting the day’s proclamation. There will be also be a special remembrance of Dan Land and his contribution to local veterans.

The ceremony is presented by the City of Shawnee, VFW Post 10552, American Legion #327, Sons of the American Revolution Monticello and Delaware Crossing Chapters and Civic Air Patrol - Kansas City Composite Squadron #034. Brookdale Rosehill & Brookdale Shawnee are providing refreshments.

Master of Ceremonies will be JJ Miller.

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