Monday, October 16, 2006

7th Leo High School Veterans Observance - November 3rd at 11 AM



The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and Leo High School invites every one to the 7th Annual Leo High School Veterans Observance Ceremony at the Leo War Memorial in the Leo High School Courtyard on 79th Street at 11AM on Friday November 3rd.

Leo High School has held this event on the Friday before Veterans Day each year at the Leo WarMemorial dedicated in 1965 by the Leo High School Alumni. The two hundred names of Leo Men killed in the service of their country has been expanded to include all public servicemen ( Police, Fire, Postal, Government, and Charitable). Chicago Police Office, Marine Veteran, and Leo Alumnus Eric Lee's Family was so honored when Eric Lee was killed in the line of duty.

Assistant Director for Illinois Veterans Affairs, Rochelle Crump has been instumental in making this annual event a great success. The Windy City Veterans, Leo Alumni Association, The Montford Point Marine Association, The Burbank Marine Color Guard and students of Leo High School welcome the public and honor all who serve their country and their communities. Call Mr. Pat Hickey at ( 773) 224-9600 for more information.

Leo High School
7901 S. Sangamon Street
Chicago, IL 60620

2 comments:

Bill Baar 10:32 PM  

This is a faith based initiative too over at St Leos. A good one too I think.

Pat Hickey 7:50 AM  

Thanks Bill - Leo High School is named for Pope Leo XIII he did not make the cut to saint -yet: He is the Pope of Working People ( Rerum Novarum).

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