Veteran's Day commemorated at the Oak Park Arms
Veterans from the staff at Oak Park Arms will present the flag in a color guard. A patriotic program will follow with students from Trinity High School presenting "A Tribute to Our Soldiers".
- Chicago, IL (1888PressRelease) October 30, 2010 - The Oak Park Arms' will celebrate Veteran's Day at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, in the ballroom at the Oak Park Arms, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. The public is invited to attend.
Students from Trinity High School have been interviewing Oak Park Arms' residents and writing their stories. A wall titled, "A Tribute to Our Soldiers" will be on display with a map, bios and strings to each veteran's photo.
Veterans from the staff at Oak Park Arms will present the flag in a color guard. A patriotic program will follow featuring Pam Turlow singing "The Star Spangled Banner," Dr. Bob Beiter playing "God Bless America" on tenor sax, and the Oak Park Arms Chorus singing "America, the Beautiful."
After the official program, a reception will take place in the lounge, while the Mills Orchestra will play Sousa marches.
The Oak Park Arms is a rental retirement community which provides independent and assisted living apartments and a full schedule of activities and services. Furnished apartments are also available for a short-term stay - a weekend, a week, a month or longer.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information call Jill Wagner at 708-386-4040 or visit http://www.oakparkarms.com.