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Veterans Day in Lake Bluff
Re: Veterans Day in Lake Bluff, 9 am Sunday, November 11, 2012
Iraq/Afghanistan casualties from the Lake Bluff area
To be remembered on Veterans Day Sunday, November 11.
Lake Bluff’s American Legion Post 510 will conduct a ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans at the Gazebo on the Village Green at 9am on Sunday, November 11. Post 510 Commander David Cimarrusti will host. Captain Eric Johnson US Navy, will be the Guest Speaker. Terry Leoni, Lake Bluff Women’s Club President will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.
Lake Forest High School’s Band, directed by Janene Kessler, will provide music. LFHS student Mari Uchida will sing the Star Spangled Banner and America The Beautiful. LFHS Buglers Timothy Walther and Helen Burkhardt will perform Taps and Echo. Lake Bluff Middle School Student Council President Kate Schumacher will deliver the Gettysburg Address.
State Senator Susan Garrett and State Representative Karen May will read the names of local Iraq and Afghanistan casualties. Reverend Mathew Kowalski, St Mary’s Church, Lake Forest, will deliver the Invocation and Benediction. Boy Scout Troop 42 lead by Mike Fries, sponsored by Grace United Methodist Church, will conduct the flag ceremony.
The Marine Rifle Squad from Marine Air Control Group #48, Great Lakes lead by SNCOIC S/Sgt Christopher Turnbell will perform rifle volleys. A wreath will be laid at the Veterans Memorial. Refreshments will be served in the Community Room of the Lake Bluff Public Safety Building after the ceremony.
To commemorate Veterans Day the Post 510 is sponsoring a display of WWI items from the Lake Bluff History Museum in the front window of the Lake Forest Bank & Trust, 103 East Scranton Avenue in Lake Bluff.
For additional information Contact: Post Commander David Cimarrusti – 847-234-7110
This release supplied by Tom Tincher – 847-295-2337 – email@example.com
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From its beginning when Lake Bluff was incorporated on Sept. 21, 1895, the village still boasts tree-lined streets, historically rich buildings and more than 500 acres of parks. Serving just over 6,000 residents, Lake Bluff has been recognized for its uptown commercial historic district, beautification projects and financial reporting excellence.
The present Village Hall was built in 1905 and received various renovations over the years; the last one in 1997 featured new landscaping and a Women's Club fountain. Village trustees voted in 2005 to designate Village Hall as a historic landmark.