The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Meeker VFW and Women’s Auxiliary presented the VFW Pledge of Allegiance award to preschoolers. It is a certificate of good citizenship and Pledge of Allegiance award.
A table was set with four place-settings representing the four branches of the military to honor those no longer with us, as part of the V.F.W. Ladies’ Auxiliary POW/MIA ceremony. Many local veterans also attended an assembly at Barone Middle School after lunch.
Meeker High School junior Kaysyn Chintala played “Taps” after a Heather Burke sang the National Anthem and 21-gun salute by member of the local V.F.W. Post 5483.
Dear Editor: The Meeker VFW Post 5843 and the Meeker Ladies’ Auxiliary 5843 would like to thank the Meeker Chamber of Commerce for hosting the Veterans Day luncheon at Mountain Valley Bank immediately following the Veterans Day ceremonies on the courthouse lawn.