Archive for Thursday, November 12, 2009

De Soto VFW Post 6654 memorial dedication

November 12, 2009

De Soto VFW 6654 will have the formal dedication Saturday of its new memorial facing Penner Avenue. Activities will start at 11 a.m. with a De Soto Boy Scout Troop 54 flag burning ceremony. The dedication itself will start at noon. The dedication will include an outside ceremony, followed by indoor activities. It will last from about noon to 3 p.m.. The dedication will move inside for a performance by the Olathe Civic Jazz Band playing music from the 1940s and 1950s, and a steak dinner, Tickets for the dinner ar $15 for adults 15 and older and $7.50 for those 14 and younger. In keeping with the music of the band, the meal will be served by three servers in ‘40s and ‘50s attire.


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