Tag: veterans

Schools Inviting Veterans, First Responders To Breakfast

The student council at Kenneth Henderson Middle School will honor veterans of the community by inviting them to a breakfast on Friday, November 8th at 7:15 a.m.  The school would like to have veterans whether they are active duty or retired from any branch of the military, to attend the […]

Parade, fireworks on tap for Veterans Day activities

Veterans Day falls on Sunday, Nov. 11, and there are several things going on in Garden City this weekend to commemorate the holiday. On Saturday, Harry H Renick American Legion Post No. 9 is holding the annual Veterans Day parade at 10 a.m. on Main Street in Downtown Garden City. […]

Garden City Telegram releases ‘Called to Serve’ book

Courtesy of the Garden City Telegram The Garden City Telegram recently announced the release of its book “Called to Serve,” a tribute to past and present military veterans in southwest Kansas. For those who reserved a copy of “Called to Serve,” which chronicles the sacrifices and experiences of more than […]

Quilts of Valor honors veterans

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communication Twelve veterans were honored Friday morning at St. Catherine Hospital with quilts made by members of the local Quilts of Valor chapter. Coordinator Kay Hoskinson said Friday’s presentation marked a total of 52 quilts that have been given to veterans to date since […]

Entourage of American Legion Riders to pass through

As many as 400 American Legion Riders will travel through Garden City on Saturday morning, on their way to Reno, Nev., for the 99th National Convention of the American Legion. As part of the 1,300 mile, four-state journey, riders are raising funds for the American Legion Legacy Scholarship. Riders will […]