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SVCC to honor veterans Monday

Published: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – Sauk Valley Community College’s Student Veterans Organization will have a free “Honoring Our Veterans” event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at the college, 173 state Route 2.

There will be a display of large military vehicle. Military personnel, along with members of the Student Veterans Organization will be on hand to help participants see the insides of the vehicles and sit in the driver’s seat.

VetCenter information also will be available at the event.

At 10 a.m., raffle tickets will be sold. The drawing will be at 12:30 p.m. Four prize packages will be given away, with a grand prize including an Ematic touch-screen Internet tablet. Tickets are $1 each or $5 for six.

All proceeds will go toward the Veterans Memorial Park in Dixon.

SVCC Veterans Services offers area veterans scholarship opportunities, state and federal education benefits and readjusting counseling.

For more information, call Tom Breed at 815-835-6390.

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