Veterans Day Ceremony on 11/11 at 11:11 a.m.

vetsday2013.jpgThe University of Minnesota Crookston will host a ceremony for Veterans Day on Monday, November 11, at 11:11 a.m. on the Campus Mall.  The ceremony will begin with the raising of the U.S. flag at the flagpoles on the Mall, followed by the placing of a wreath at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial at the campus entrance in honor of all those who have served our nation in the various military branches.  

Following the ceremony, a free lunch will be offered for all veteran students, faculty, and staff in Brown Dining Room.

The significance of the time 11:11 a.m. on November 11 (11/11) is that fighting ceased for World War I with the armistice that went into effect at 11:11 a.m. on November 11, 1918.