Veterans Memorial dedication Crete

Veterans Memorial dedication Crete

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ActiveResident

Park Forest, IL

#1 Nov 19, 2012
I attended the dedication ceremony of the Veterans Memorial plaza on Exchange and Main in Crete on Saturday. Great turnout, easily over 200 people there. Nice speeches, CMHS played the national anthem and taps, 21-gun salute, lots of veterans in attendance, everyone just hung around yesterday and mingled afterwards.. I saw lots of tears being wiped from eyes during the flag raising ceremony and especially the playing of taps. A nice reminder of what being an American is all about.

The NW Indiana Times (of course) has 3 pictures on their site. Hopefully a story will follow

http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/illinois/c...
ActiveResident

Park Forest, IL

#2 Nov 19, 2012
Oops, I meant "mingled around AFTERWARDS"
Just Askin

Dolton, IL

#3 Nov 19, 2012
ActiveResident wrote:
I attended the dedication ceremony of the Veterans Memorial plaza on Exchange and Main in Crete on Saturday. Great turnout, easily over 200 people there. Nice speeches, CMHS played the national anthem and taps, 21-gun salute, lots of veterans in attendance, everyone just hung around yesterday and mingled afterwards.. I saw lots of tears being wiped from eyes during the flag raising ceremony and especially the playing of taps. A nice reminder of what being an American is all about.
The NW Indiana Times (of course) has 3 pictures on their site. Hopefully a story will follow
http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/illinois/c...
Why weren't the other papers notified of the event?? Nobody knew about it.
ActiveResident

Park Forest, IL

#4 Nov 19, 2012
It was in the newsletter that was mailed to all the Crete residents, also was in the Crete-Monee Monitor newspaper. Not sure where else..
Southland Voice

Matteson, IL

#5 Nov 20, 2012
it was announced in Southland Voice and we were there taking photos and will have an article on November 28.
ActiveResident wrote:
It was in the newsletter that was mailed to all the Crete residents, also was in the Crete-Monee Monitor newspaper. Not sure where else..
ActiveResident

Park Forest, IL

#6 Nov 20, 2012
Southland Voice wrote:
it was announced in Southland Voice and we were there taking photos and will have an article on November 28.
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Thanks for being there! I had thrown out my last copy of the Southland Voice so I couldn't confirm for sure that it had been in your paper. I thought it was...
Southland Voice

Matteson, IL

#7 Dec 11, 2012
We try our best to cover many areas... Can't be everywhere at the same time so if you are ever at an event, feel free to email pictures to us.(email on page 2 of every issue)
Also, if anyone is looking for a job in sales, we pay great! and are looking for advertising sales people.(phone number to apply is on page 2 of every issue)
Looking for volunteer writers too!

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