Submitted by Lake Bluff American Legion Post 510
Lake Bluff’s American Legion Post 510 will conduct a 30-minute program at the gazebo on the Village Green at 9am on Tuesday, November 11, to honor all veterans. State Senator Julie Morrison and State Representative Scott Drury will read the names of local casualties. Post 510 Commander David Cimarrusti will host. Navy Captain Jo Anne T. Cunningham, will be the Guest Speaker.
Terry Leone, Lake Bluff Women’s Club Past President will lead the Pledge of Allegiance. Pastor Mark Hindman, Union Church, Lake Bluff, will deliver the Invocation and Benediction. Boy Scout Troop 42 will conduct the flag ceremony.
Lake Forest High School’s Band, directed by Janene Kessler, will provide music. LFHS student Meg Martin will sing the Star Spangled Banner and America The Beautiful. LFHS Buglers Helen Burkhardt and Mariel Aquino will perform Taps and Echo. Lake Bluff Middle School Student Council President Meghan Geraghty will deliver the Gettysburg Address.
The Rifle Squad from Marine Air Control Group #48, Great Lakes, lead by SNCOIC GySgt Robert Ferguson, 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 program.
To commemorate Veterans Day the Lake Bluff History Museum is sponsoring a display of military items from Lake Bluff residents. For additional information Contact Post Commander David Cimarrusti – 847-234-5261