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Elks Club thanked for honoring veterans

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Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619
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Well, another Veterans Day has come and gone. I’ve never observed the day as it seems to have evolved into a paid holiday for government and bank workers, few of whom in this day and age are veterans.

Seeing an ad in the paper for a celebration at the Elks Club, I asked my wife if she’d like to attend with me. She, in fact, seemed eager to go and insisted that I wear my USS Enterprise cap.

What we found was a quiet, low-key event, elegant in its simplicity and sponsored by folks who were sincere in their desire to honor veterans. I came away feeling really good about it.

Thanks, Elks.

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