GRANITE CITY — AMVETS Post 204 in Madison and VFW Post 1300 in Granite City will be co-hosting a Veterans Day celebration at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Park, across the street from Gateway Regional Medical Center.
Claudia Kelly will be the master of ceremonies. Students from Holy Family Catholic School will sing the national anthem. The Granite City High School Marching Warriors band will performing at the event. State Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, and members of the Granite City and Madison fire departments will be in attendance.
“It’s going to be a nice celebration,” said Kelly, who has been involved in the AMVETS auxiliary for 26 years. “It’s been going on for years. It’s just not as big.”