Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11

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In observance of Veterans Day, St. Cloud Hospital will honor men and women for military service during a special ceremony from 10-11 a.m. Nov. 11 in Hoppe Auditorium. Family members, patients and employees are invited to honor our American heroes, including veterans, active military, Reservists and National Guard.
The ceremony will include acknowledgments from Craig Broman, president of St. Cloud Hospital. Also included in the ceremony will be:
Color Guard procession; National Anthem; Presentation by St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis; Mike Eisenstadt on Veteran’s Employment; and Angela Cope, St. Cloud Hospital Employee and active military; A video tribute to veterans; Flagfolding presentation; and A Veterans Day Blessing.
Hosted by St. Cloud Hospital Home Care & Hospice Services — proudly serving those who served us. 
Refreshments will be served. 
For more information, contact Nola Varilek at  (320) 251-2700, ext. 28762.

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