Elks, Moose lodges throw Veteran's Day dinner

The Petersburg Elks Lodge and Emblem Club and the Petersburg Moose Lodge and Women of the Moose hosted the annual Veteran's Day Dinner, which has been held for over 40 years for veterans and their spouses, widows of veterans, active duty military and the National Guard. It was the first time the four organizations co-hosted the event.

Veteran's Day, once known as Armistice Day, is celebrated yearly to mark the end of World War I on Nov. 11, 1918.

"It is your service and sacrifice that has kept this country safe and free," said Moose Lodge Governor Kurt Kivisto to a room full of veterans and th...


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