Calling all veterans: Join Missouri State University for a Veterans Day celebration Nov. 11.
Guests can take part in:
- A breakfast with live music and a guest speaker at 9 a.m. in the Plaster Student Union Ballroom. Doors open at 8 a.m. and breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m.
- A live performance of Taps by the Missouri State trumpeters at 11:11 a.m. outside of McDonald Arena.
“It is our great privilege to honor and support our area veterans,” MSU President Clif Smart said. “Our veterans exemplify the mission of Missouri State, and we thank them every day for their service.”
Veterans Day breakfast
In honor of their military service, veterans are invited to enjoy a complimentary breakfast. This event is sponsored by Central Bank/Central Trust and the Missouri State University Foundation.
“Our freedoms are not to be taken for granted,” said Brent Dunn, executive director of the MSU Foundation. “We hope you will join us, so we can thank you for your service.”
Guests will hear from guest speaker, retired Army Col. Thomas Marty.
Music will be performed by the 135th Army Band, Windfall. The MSU BearTones will also sing the National Anthem.
Breakfast is free for all attendees, but registration is requested by Nov. 4. Register online or call 417-836-5654.
The cascading sound of Taps by MSU trumpeters will begin and end in front of McDonald Arena. This will be preceded by the playing of the National Anthem at 10:55 a.m.
This event is free for all attendees. No registration is required.
Parking is available in the Davis-Harrington Welcome Center Lot 14 (southwest corner of National/Bear Blvd.) or Lot 29 (northwest corner of National/Bear Blvd.).
Golf carts will transport guests from parking lots to Plaster Student Union beginning at 8 a.m. and will run until the conclusion of Taps.
BearFest Village tailgate
Join us once again for a tailgate from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 13 before the MSU Bears vs. Northern Iowa Panthers football game.
Free food and beverages will be provided at the Veteran Student Center tent.
For more information on the tailgate, please contact email@example.com.