Sauk Prairie Veterans of Foreign Wars Lachmund-Cramer Post 7694 will conduct two public Veterans Day Ceremonies on Friday, November 11, 2022.
1st Ceremony: 9:00am at the inside of Grand Avenue Elementary School, located on Grand Avenue, Prairie du Sac. Entrance can be made thru the school parking lot location.
The speaker will be James "Jim" Keys, Colenel, US Army, retired. Grand Avenue fifth graders will sing patriotic songs.
2nd Ceremony: 10:45am outside at the Sauk Prairie Area Veterans Memorial in Sauk City, at the entrance to the Sauk City Riverfront Park, across from Hooverson Funeral Home.
Post Commander Richard "Dick" Nolden will announce at 11:00am an observance of a "moment of silence," to commemorate the time, 11:00am, November 11, 1918, the armistic began the ending of the hostilities of World War 1, then called the "Great War." United States President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Armistic Day for November 11, 1919. In 1954, President Dwight Eisenhower signed the law changing the name of the observance on November 11, to the present day of "Veterans Day." Three volleys of 7 7694 Honor guard, rendering the highest military honors, will conclude the Veteran Day Ceremony.