KEOKUK ? A group of veterans are trying to provide other veterans and their families with factual information about The National Cemetery in Keokuk on Saturday, Oct. 6. They will begin with a meet and greet at the local American Legion Post on Main St. at 1:30 p.m. where participants will board buses that will take them back to the National Cemetery. After the tour of the cemetery, they will meet back up at the post where there will be more specific information made available, followed by a catered meal. Veterans will eat for free; spouses and others may eat for a nominal fee.
Registration is required by Friday, Sept. 14. For more information or to sign up, veterans may contact Henry County Veterans Affairs at 319-385-0790 or Bob VanDersnick at 319-931-5707.