B-B-E elementary school holds Veterans Day program

School staff and Brooten American Legion join together for the special event

Students and staff at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa elementary school, along with members of the Brooten American Legion and Brooten American Legion Auxiliary groups, joined together to hold a Veterans Day program in the main gymnasium on Monday, November 12.

B-B-E high school juniors Brittany Berge, Brooke Deters and Grace Illies read their Voice of Democracy contest essays, and the B-B-E senior high band and choir and the Pope County Men's Chorus all performed a selection of songs. The program concluded with American Legion member Sam Sanders playing Taps.

Following the program, Legion members were provided a lunch provided by Auxiliary members at the Brooten American Legion Hall.

A high school Veterans Day program will follow at 1 p.m. on November 12. It will be hosted by high school staff and the Belgrade V.F.W. Post No. 1825.

(Embedded in the web article; scroll below if you're on a SmartPhone) Video from the elementary program; it is about 45 minutes long.

Also, another change from the Veterans Day holiday. The Brooten city council will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, November 13 at the city hall meeting chambers at 7 p.m. This meeting was moved to November 13 due to November 12 being a federal holiday for Veterans Day. The second regular meeting of November will follow on November 26.


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