The 14th Annual Veterans Weekend will be held in DeKalb County Illinois on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of July 30, 31 and August 1, 2021 to Honor Veterans, Senior Citizens, First Responders and Healthcare Workers.
On Friday a Living History Military Encampment will set up at the Genoa Veterans Home and last until Sunday. The DeKalb AMVETS Post 90 will host a MEET and GREET starting at 4:00pm and will have drink specials, food and a band.
On Saturday HyVee Food Store will host a Veterans and Community Breakfast from 9:00am until 11:00am and staging for the Motorcycle/Motorcade Parade of Vehicles will start in the HyVee parking lot at 11:00am. All licensed motorcycles and other licensed vehicles may participate.
The Motorcycle/Motorcade Parade of Vehicles will depart at 11:50am and go to eight senior living facilities in DeKalb and Sycamore and have a short program at each facility and then end up at the Genoa Veterans Home to join the Veterans Awareness Fair that starts at 2:00pm and ends at 6:00pm.
The Veterans Awareness Fair is primarily set to provide veterans with valuable information but there will also be a blood drive, free ice cream social, gaming, raffles, food, the POW/MIA Remembrance Table Ceremony at 6:00pm and a band later.
On Sunday there will be a Veterans and Community Breakfast from 8:00am to 11:00am at the Genoa Veterans Home and also the Sportsman’s Show will be from 7:30am to 1:30pm.
For more information contact Frank Beierlotzer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-758-5788. For those from out of town, we have a special hotel rate of $59.99 plus tax available by calling Frank.
Although it is called the Veterans weekend, we are honoring all veterans, senior citizens, first responders and healthcare workers. The community is encouraged to participate.
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