Terry Schow, Director of Utah VA, to Address the Importance of Veterans Day
Flag raising events in honor of United States military veterans will be held at Salt Lake Community College on Monday, November 12, 2012. The ceremonies will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the main flag-poles of three of the College’s campuses: Taylorsville Redwood, South City, and Jordan.
The ceremonies will be comprised of a traditional military flag raising and performance of the national anthem. The Taylorsville Redwood event will be conducted by the Navel Sea Cadet Corps; the Navy Recruiting Command will conduct the event at South City Campus; and the Jordan Campus event will be conducted by the West Jordan, Army National Guard Recruiting Command.
Refreshments will be served and patriotic ribbons will be passed out in honor of the country’s veterans of military service.
The College will also hold a program called 'Healing for our Wounded Warriors' for veterans on November 14, from noon – 2:00 p.m. at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus in the Student Center’s Oak Room. Terry Schow, Executive Director of the Utah Veterans Assistance Center will provide a presentation on the importance of Veterans Day. A video will be shown at the event, ribbons will be hung on a Veterans Honor Tree, and time and materials will be provided to write and send letters to military personnel currently serving.
The SLCC Student Veterans Association also held a concert to benefit the Veterans Freedom Landing homeless shelter on November 7. All proceeds from the concert went to benefit the shelter.