Hamel Vets Day features Vietnam vet

Vietnam veteran Jim Heimerl will talk about his Vietnam experiences and his career in the Drug and Gang Task Force Saturday, Nov. 10, at a Veterans Day Celebration in Hamel.

Joint sponsors of the event are Hamel Veterans of Foreign  Wars Post No. 5903 and American Legion Post No. 394. They will host the celebration at the VFW clubhouse, located on Hamel Road at Brockton Lane in Hamel. A 7:30 a.m. breakfast will be followed by a 9 a.m. program. The hosts will ask for a free will offering.

Keynote speaker Heimerl is a member of  both the American Legion and the VFW. Joining him on the program is Pat Schon, past national World War I president.

The VFW and American Legion Posts are inviting everyone to attend the event. The hosts request that veterans wear uniforms, if possible.