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Legion Auxiliary to honor veterans Nov. 8 during annual dinner in Santaquin

Oct 03, 2019 06:52PM

American Legion Auxiliary #84, will again be honoring all Veterans at its annual Veterans Dinner on Nov, 8.

The dinner will be held at 6 p.m. at the Santaquin Senior Citizen/Veterans Hall at 55 West 100 South in Santaquin. Handicap Parking is available at the rear of the building.

This year’s dinner will feature a home cooked meal of pork loin and gravy, mashed potatoes, a vegetable, salad, homemade rolls and dessert. Entertainment will feature Miss Santaquin, Devyn Olson, and Magicologist Ron Carasco, from Payson.

Guest speaker is World War II Air Force Staff Sgt. Kenneth Porter of Delta, who will tell us of his war experiences. Porter is 93 years old and is one of our few remaining World War II Veterans.

Attendance for all Veterans is free. Partners and/or guests will be $5. No children please. You need not be a member of the American Legion nor have served during war time. All veterans are welcome from Springville south to Nephi and west to include Eureka. Rides will be provided to Santaquin veterans if needed. There will be a raffle for a queen size patriotic red white and blue quilt. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance at the phone numbers below. Please RSVP by Nov. 5 to Janeil Deuel, 801-609-2161 or Ramona Petersen 801-754-3539. (Submitted to Serve Daily by Helen Kester.)