Veterans Day Events 2018

Veterans Day Events 2018

Posted On: 10/29/18

On Thursday, Nov. 8, Kankakee Community College will commemorate Veterans Day with a reception and recognition ceremony.

The day will begin with a reception and viewing of artwork from 10-11 a.m. A ceremony honoring veterans will be at 11 a.m. Nov. 8 in the lower-level of the KCC Harold and Jean Miner Memorial Library.

The event is free and the public is invited.

The art exhibit—which will be on display Nov. 7 to Dec. 7—features works of Yvette Pino, a veteran who served in Iraq.

At the recognition ceremony, posting of the colors will be from the Marine Corps League Detachment 1253.

For more information, contact Kendra Souligne, co-sponsor of KCC’s Veteran’s Association, at or phone 815-802-8556.

KCC is located south of downtown Kankakee near River Road, off U.S. 45-52, or take Interstate 57 to Exit 308 and follow the signs. Directions are at


Kankakee Community College is an accredited two-year college which awards associate degrees and certificates of completion. KCC prepares students both to transfer to four-year colleges and to enter the workforce. The college also offers continuing education courses and certification training, literacy programs, English as a Second Language and GED preparation. The KCC mission is “Enhancing quality of life through learning.” The college has a Riverfront Campus in Kankakee, South Extension Center in Watseka, North Extension Center in Bradley and Manufacturing and Industrial Technology Center in Kankakee.


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Kari Nugent
Director of marketing and public relations