Today, November 11 is Veterans Day, the national day set aside to remember and honor those who have served in the country’s military.
Mayor Jack Chiovatero will conduct the City’s Annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 7 pm tonight in the Common Council Chambers at New Berlin City Hall, which is located at 3805 S. Casper Drive. The ceremony will be approximately 45 minutes in length.
New Berlin Hoeppner Horn VFW Post 5716 and American Legion Post 488 will participate.
The New Berlin Community Band will perform a selection of patriotic music.
New Berlin resident and WWII veteran Kenneth Sharping will accept a proclamation on behalf of all New Berlin veterans, and the guest speaker will be Donald Hermann, a WWII veteran and past VFW Post 5716 Commander.
All residents are invited to attend. The ceremony will also be broadcast on local cable channel 25.