CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 6, 2014 — KRCU Public Radio and the College of Health and Human Services at Southeast Missouri State University will honor area veterans at a special KRCU Koffee on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 8 a.m. at VFW Post #3838 located at 1049 N. Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau.
The program will begin with a welcome by Dr. Morris Jenkins, dean of the College of Health and Human Services. Jenkins is a veteran of the U.S. Army and United States Marine Corps. The presentation of the colors by SHOW-ME GOLD will follow Jenkins’ remarks.
Major Jeremy McBroom, director of Military and Veterans Services at Southeast Missouri State University, will speak on “Patriotism Today: A Discussion of Patriotism in America.” Following McBroom’s presentation, Capt. Tyson Mele, officer in-charge for the SHOW-ME GOLD program at Southeast, will reflect on the “History of Military Service in Southeast Missouri.”
A time for questions and answers about McBroom’s and Mele’s presentations will follow. KRCU General Manager Dan Woods will offer closing comments.
There is no cost to attend the special KRCU Koffee, and all veterans and their families are welcome to attend. Breakfast items will be provided by My Daddy’s Cheesecake, and coffee will be provided by Starbucks.
All those planning to attend should contact KRCU to reserve a seat before Nov. 10 by calling the station at (573) 651-5070.
KRCU is a National Public Radio member station and is located on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University and broadcasts on 90.9 FM, KRCU in Cape Girardeau and 88.9 FM, KSEF in Ste. Genevieve and Farmington, Mo. KRCU can be heard anywhere in the world at www.krcu.org.