Free Event on Friday, November 7, Honors Local Veterans and Current Armed Services Personnel
Pocatello-area Veterans and current Armed Services personnel and their families are invited to attend this celebration featuring a Meet and Greet, a traditional flag ceremony performed by the Pocatello Veterans Honor Guard, recognition of Veterans with a brass quintet playing military branch hymns, a guest speaker, luncheon, Veterans slide show, free photo portraits for Veterans and current Armed Services personnel, and a complimentary gift. This year’s guest speaker is Daniel Scarborough, a twice-wounded Veteran of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
The Salute is a prelude to the longstanding traditions that local Veterans Services Organizations have carried out each year on November 11 and is Farm Bureau’s way of saying “thank you” to our local Veterans and current Armed Services personnel for their service to our country. Paul Roberts, CEO of Farm Bureau Insurance, said, “We are grateful for the opportunity to show appreciation for our military personnel who have selflessly sacrificed for our freedom. Supporting the military community is very important to the Farm Bureau family. We hope our Veterans and active duty military will join us on November 7 to enjoy the ‘Salute’ as a small but earnest way for us to say ‘thank you’ for your service.”
The Salute will be held at Farm Bureau’s 275 Tierra Vista Drive location in Pocatello. The event gets underway at 10:30 AM with an informal Meet and Greet and concludes at 1:30 PM with photographs of servicemen and women by professional photographer Eric Gordon of Gordon Photography.
If you are a Veteran or currently in the Armed Services and would like to attend, please RSVP to Amber Petersen at 239-4448 or email@example.com.