Week-Long Celebration at Concordia to Feature First-Hand Accounts from WWII Greatest Generation Veterans, Nov. 10-13
BELLA VISTA, Ark. (Nov. 7, 2014) – Concordia Senior Living is hosting a full week of special Veterans Day activities the week of Nov. 10-13 to celebrate and recognize those in its own community who have fought to protect our freedom in times of war and served sacrificially in times of peace.
Monday, Nov. 10 - Weeklong events will kick off with the showing of Memphis Belle.
Tuesday, Nov. 11 - Trip to Bella Vista’s Veteran’s Wall of Honor.
Wednesday, Nov. 12 - Lunch at the American Legion Post 341.
The highlight of the week will be Veterans’ Story Night on Thursday, Nov. 13, when veterans will share their often harrowing stories of escape and survival from the enemy.
“This special week is dedicated to our resident veterans and it’s one small way to thank those who have defended our country,” says Concordia Retirement Community Executive Director, Jeff Tonack.
“We pay tribute to these men and women who sacrificed so much for our country. Their stories are somber reminders of how much they overcame during wartime and the time that followed.”