Honoring Veterans

Local Veterans Day Programs 2019

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Local Veterans Day Programs 2019

Lakeland Broadcasting would like to thank each and every veteran for their service to our country. There are many local events dedicated to honoring our veterans this Veterans Day. 

A special salute from our sponsors:


Veterans Day Events:

     Friday, November 8th at 9 AM Community Christian School will have a program honoring all those that have served our great nation. The program will include music, a message from a retired member of the military and more. Treats will be provided. This is co-sponsored by Community Christian School and the Disabled American Veterans West Central Chapter #34.

Community Christian School, 1300 19th Ave SW, Willmar

     Friday, November 8th at 9:30 AM: BOLD High School will be hosting a Veterans day program in the auditorium.The program will also feature the students who attended Boys and Girls State. This event is presented by the American Legion, Sons of the Legion,  the Legion Auxiliary and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

BOLD High School, 701 South 9th Street, Olivia

     Friday, November 8th at 1 PM: St. Mary's in Bird Island will have a Veterans Day Program. All are invited.

St. Mary's, 220 S 10th St, Bird Island

      Friday, November 8th at 3 PM: MACCRAY students and staff will be honoring those that served with a Veterans Day program at the High School Gym. All are welcome!! We would be especially honored if our community Veterans joined us. 

MACCRAY High School, 711 Wolverine Drive, Clara City

     Friday, November 8th from 6 - 7 PM the Willmar VFW will be commemorating past commanders during their members banquet. Social hour will be from 5 - 6 PM. Invitation only. RSVP required

     *Willmar VFW will have turkeys available to anyone with a veterans card from 10 AM - 1 PM on November 17th. (Veterans Card required. First Come, first served) 

Willmar VFW, 1108 US-12, Willmar

     Sunday, November 10th - Tuesday, November 12th: Willmar War Memorial Auditorium will have their 20th annual Military Uniform and Equipment Display daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM with over 5,000 items on display.  

Willmar War Memorial Auditorium, 311 6th Street SW, Willmar

     Monday, November 11th starting at 9:00 AM: Fagen Fighters WWII Museum will have a Veterans Day Event with their local Middle and High Schools. There will be a program for students, staff, local veterans and the public. Seating is limited.

Fagen WWII Museum, 2450 540th Street, Granite Falls

     Monday, November 11th from 11:30 AM - 1 PM Willmar American Legion will host their annual free wild game feed for Veterans Day dinner. Veterans, veteran's wives, veteran's widows, and caregivers are all welcome. Prepared and served by veterans and friends of veterans.

Willmar American Legion, 220 19th Ave SW, Willmar

Veteran's Day Perks:

Applebee's - Free meal for veterans *Some exclusions may apply

McMillian's Family Restaurant - Free meal for veterans *Some exclusion may apply

Pep's Barber Shop - Free Haircut for veterans

Walt's - Free basic wash for veterans

Cash Wise - 8 - 10 AM Willmar AG Church will have coffee & donuts for Veterans

Green Mill - Free menu item for veterans and active-duty military. Veterans save 10% every day!

Golden Ticket Cinemas Willmar - November 8 - 11 Free small popcorn