Veterans events scheduled

Local News

November 5, 2018 - 11:47 AM

A scene from the 2017 Veteran's Day parade.

Activities honoring America’s armed forces are planned for Saturday and Sunday in Iola and Humboldt in honor of Veterans Day.

The events kick off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Iola’s First Christian Church, where breakfast will be served to the veterans and their spouses. The meal runs until 10 o’clock.

The scene shifts to Jump Start Travel Center, 1700 East St., at 9:00 a.m., where a giant American flag will be raised for the first time on a recently erected flag pole to greet motorists approaching Iola from the east.

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