Stark News Details
Veterans Day Activites and Events Nov. 5 - 8Posted Nov. 2, 2012
Field of HonorMonday, Nov. 5 at 9:30 a.m.
Frank Avenue Entrance
Students, faculty and staff from Kent State University at Stark and Stark State College will join in planting a flag-filled Field of Honor, recognizing local veterans in observance of Veterans Day. One thousand flags will be placed in the flagpole circle on the “boulevard” shared by both colleges at the shared Frank Avenue NW entrance in Jackson Township.
Collection DriveThe campus is collecting various items to send to American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Collection boxes are located in campus buildings. Items may be dropped off through Thursday, Nov. 8. To view the items that are most needed, please visit www.stark.kent.edu/about/events/upload/veterans-collection-2012.pdf.
Flag Raising CeremonyThursday, Nov. 8 at Noon
Flag Pole Circle
Ceremony led by members of Mineral City’s American Legion Post #519
Veterans ConnectionThursday, Nov. 8
Library Conference Room
- 1 p.m. - Discussion with multiple organizations that assist veterans and their families.2:30 p.m. - Individual breakouts: Opportunity for attendees to talk to the members of the organizations represented at the Veterans Connection.
- 2:30 p.m. - Individual breakouts: Opportunity for attendees to talk to the members of the organizations represented at the Veterans Connection.
Reflections of Service
This on-going, online multimedia collection of military experiences from all branches of American armed services in coordinated through the Kent State Stark Library. To share your experience, provide an item or view the collection, visit www.stark.kent.edu/library/reflections-of-service.cfm.