Philomath High School and Philomath Middle School will host Veterans Day programs Thursday. Veterans from the community are invited to attend.
The middle school program begins from 8 to 8:55 a.m. in the gymnasium. Dick Gerding, a U.S. Army and Vietnam era veteran, will be the guest speaker. Marty Theurer, a U.S. Army and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, will serve as master of ceremonies. Bands and choirs will perform.
A dessert and coffee reception in the school library will follow for veterans and their guests.
A high school program will run from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. auditorium. Following the program, the high school's Associated Student Body organization will host a Veterans Day luncheon in the community conference room.
To RSVP or for those with questions about the PHS event, call 541-929-3211, ext. 1223.