Results tagged with 'veterans day'
Published Nov. 11, 2016
As a special day of respect and remembrance, several local and national businesses are offering special meals, deals and other services for veterans - and, in many cases, active military personnel as well. Here are a few places you can find them.
Published Nov. 11, 2016
Tiffany Koehler spent 14 years serving in the United States Army. To this day, after experiencing a series of challenges, Koehler remains proud of her time in the military and "the men and women who monitor and respond as our nation calls."
Published Nov. 11, 2015
At the beginning, all Julia Brunson had was a name: Eugene Mlot. By the end of her experience, she had close friend from generations past that she'd never even met.
Published Nov. 5, 2015
On Nov. 11, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino will recognize guests who have or continue to serve their country. In honor of Veterans Day, the casino's lantern atop the hotel will display patriotic red, white and blue colors.
Published Nov. 11, 2013
Wisconsin Veterans of the Forgotten War have a way of getting lost in the crowd. The Korean War. June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953. They come from all walks of life and occupations. An older relative, retired neighbor, or longtime friend. They have names, and powerful stories of survival.
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Tuesday November 8th, 2011 - Libertyville, IL Today would have been the ideal day to rest up and do absolute zilch, but it didn’t work out that way. Far from it. This is an extremely hectic time, and I’ve got more things going at once than I ever have. It’s a ...
Thursday November 11th, 2010 - Miami, FL Far too many overly serious topics are coming to the forefront at once lately, at least for my tastes, but they are. I want to focus on fun and funny and doing as much good with as much time as I have left on this cockeyed little space pebble f...
Wednesday November 11th, 2009 - Orlando, FL I’ve said it before and I meant it - one thing I never joke about is how much I appreciate my freedom as an American citizen. I may be a dented can in what’s seemingly becoming a dented country, but warts and all this is home. I ...
Tuesday November 11th, 2008 - Lake Villa, ILVeterans Day. One thing I will not joke about is how grateful I am for my freedom as an American citizen. It was drilled into me by my grandfather and I still remember his telling me any chance he got how lucky I was to be born where I was and not to ev...
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