DVA holds ceremonies to honor vets

All state agencies will be open Monday

Published On: Nov 11 2012 01:57:18 PM CST
MADISON, Wis. -

State officials are holding services around Wisconsin to observe Veterans Day.

The Department of Veterans Affairs' first ceremony was held Sunday morning at the agency's veterans home in Union Grove. DVA Secretary John Scocos and World War II veteran Wally Stenavich spoke at the ceremony.

The agency also held a ceremony Sunday afternoon at its veterans home in King. The Waupaca High School Treble Clef Choir performed and Commandant Mary Hansen and Wisconsin Veterans Museum Director Michael Telzrow were expected to speak.

Also on tap for Sunday afternoon is a ceremony at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery just outside Spooner. The Spooner High School Select Choir is providing music. Cemetery Director Matthew Bergs and state Rep. Nick Milory were expected to speak.

All state agencies will be open on Monday.