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The 43rd annual Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Luncheon set for Monday

Published: Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 5:22 p.m. CDT
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Mjr. Mark Emerson (left), head of Marmion Academy’s Military program, is thanked by Navy League President Colonel Rick Todas.

The Navy League, Aurora Council recently had its monthly dinner meeting, where a presentation was given by Mjr. Mark Emerson, who leads the Marmion Academy’s military program. 

The next event will be the 43rd annual Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Luncheon. The luncheon will take place at 11:15 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10. The Navy League and the Rotary Club of Aurora are joining forces to host the luncheon and the 26th annual Ted Brattin Civic Youth Awards. The event will take place at the Gaslite Manor, 2485 Church Road, Aurora. The cost to attend is $20 a person, which includes a buffet lunch.

The combined event will commemorate the Pearl Harbor attack, honor several survivors from Pearl Harbor who will be in attendance, and give awards for outstanding civic service to area high-school students.

Cmdr. Mike Thibodeau, who currently serves as the executive officer at the Naval Station Great Lakes will be the guest speaker. The colors will be presented by the Aurora Division of the U.S. Sea Cadets. East Aurora High School NJROTC representatives and the Mooseheart School NJROTC will also attend.

To purchase tickets, contact Jeff Anderson at 630-844-0855.

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