Youth to honor veterans from St. John United Church of Christ during
Nov. 3 service
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The St. John United Church
Youth Group will honor the veterans from the church on Sunday, Nov. 3,
during the 10:30 a.m. worship service with a "Litany Remembering All Those
Who Serve" and will present each member veteran with a special gift.
Veterans from St. John United Church
of Christ are Loren Birnbaum, Josh Bismark, Adam Bock, Bob Borowiak,
Charles Brainard, Erik Brickman, Kenneth Brickman, John Cassens, Rod
Christensen, Cecil Gable, Phillip Gehlbach, Gerald Gehrke, Dan Gosda,
Gerald Gosda, David Hansen, Homer Harris Jr., Jack Leich, Eric
Leslie, Don McCann, Scott Mara, Robert Meinershagen, Anthony Morey,
Richard Morgan, Chip Piatt, Arthur Rohrer, Ray Turner, Angie Werth,
Eddie White, Lawrence Wilham Jr., James Wilmert, Wilbur Wilmert and
The tribute was announced by
Savannah Conrady, a representative for the church youth.
In addition, all veterans of Logan
County will be treated to a meal and dance sponsored by the St. John
UCC Youth Group. The 12th annual dance and celebration will be at
the Lincoln American Legion from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3.
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Invitations for the evening event have been sent
to all veterans who deployed from Logan County or are now residing in the county
and whose addresses are known. Veterans of any U.S. conflict or war are welcome,
including the recent Iraq and Afghanistan deployments. Any Logan County veteran
who did not receive an invitation is welcome but is asked to call 217-732-9796
or 217-855-1645 so the youth can plan for those in attendance. The group would
appreciate return of response cards sent with the invitations, or a phone call.
With questions regarding this tribute, call one of the numbers above.