November 4, 2011 Leo Veteran’s Observances

Leo Veteran’s Observances

Friday, November 4th, 2011 at 11:00 AM
The Courtyard of Leo High School

7901 S Sangamon Street Chgo 60620
 
Leo High School, Leo Alumni Association welcomes all veteran to the Memorial Observance at the Leo War Memorial in the school’s courtyard.  Leo High School Principal Phil Mesina (USAF ret.) r & Vice Principal Frank Wilson (USMC ret.) will direct the observance which features presentations by Veterans, wreath – laying by John Gardner, President of the Alumni Association,
 
Leo High School erected a memorial in 1965 to the many Leo men who have died serving America in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam and the Windy City Veterans of Chicago updated the engraved names and constructed permanent lighting for the memorial.   Last year more than two hundred persons joined the 150 Leo students in honoring America’s war fallen. 
 
Leo High School Speakers at War Memorial 11 A.M.
 
Principal Phil Mesina, USAF (ret.) and Vice-Principal Mr. Frank Wilson, USMC (ret.)
Call to Order

 
Prayer 
 
Leo Alumni President Dan McGrath
 
Color and Honor of the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines – Posting of the Colors -Chicago’s own & Wreathe Laying by  Leo Veterans.
 
Our National Anthem 
 
Leo 2004 Alumnus and Iraq Afghanistan Combat Veteran:  Sgt. Jauwan Hall, USMC
 
Taps – Gun Salute and Dismissal

Refreshments in Leo Cafeteria
 
Wreath Provided by Stueber Florists:
2654 West 111th Street Chicago, IL 60655-1898 (773) 238-2013
 
Refreshments Catered by Calabria Imports:
1905 West 103rd Street Chicago, IL 60643 (773) 396-5800

For Additional Information Contact Mr. Pat Hickey, Director of Development (773) 224-9600

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