Veterans Day program is Nov. 11 in Mendota

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MENDOTA – The Mendota Veterans Day program will be held on Thursday, Nov. 11 at Veterans Park in downtown Mendota. The event will begin at 10:45 a.m. with music provided by the Mendota High School band and the program will start promptly at 11 a.m.

The Mendota VFW Post 4079 Veterans Memorial Squad, its Auxiliary and Mendota American Legion Post 540 will participate in the program.

Everyone is welcome to the service, the purpose of which is to honor and remember all veterans, both alive and deceased, for their commitment and contribution to our present way of life, and the benefits of liberty and freedom on both domestic and foreign soil.

The program schedule is as follows:

  • Introduction: Bill Hunt, Past Commander, U.S. Navy veteran
  • Presentation of Colors: Mendota VFW Post 4079 Veterans Memorial Squad and Mendota American Legion Post 540
  • National Anthem: Mendota High School band, Paula Baker, director
  • Pledge of Allegiance: Audience
  • Invocation: Jason Donahue, VFW Post 4079 chaplain
  • Musical Selection: Mendota High School band
  • Veterans Day Address: Bridget McGann, Mendota High School
  • Firing of Volley: Mendota VFW Post 4079 Veterans Memorial Squad
  • Tap: Mendota VFW Post 4079 Veterans Memorial Squad
  • Benediction: Jason Donahue, VFW Post 4079 chaplain