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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Press Release

Contact Information: Johnna Kelly (630) 407-6022

Thursday, November 8, 2012

DuPage County Hosts Veteran’s Day Ceremony Nov. 11

DuPage County will host a ceremony in observance of Veteran’s Day at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the DuPage County Convalescent Center, 400 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton.

DuPage County Board Member Dirk Enger (District 6), who also serves as the director of DuPage Veteran’s Memorial, Inc., will be the guest speaker for the ceremony. Enger served in the United States Marine Corps.

The ceremony will feature a weapons salute from Marine Corps League Detachment 399 and a musical performance of “Taps” played by Doug Carmichael of Bugles Across America.

Additionally, the DuPage County JTK Administration Building will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day on Monday, Nov. 12. County departments and services will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 13.