In appreciation of and to honor the service of all local veterans, the Office of Military & Veterans Services (OMVS) is hosting its annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Nov. 8 in the University Center Ballroom. All Southeast veterans, including faculty, staff, students and alumni, as well as their family members, are invited to this free lunch, presentation and event fair.
Rocky Sickmann, a former Iranian Conflict POW and current senior vice-president of Anheuser-Busch accounts for Folds of Honor, will speak at the luncheon. Representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Missouri Veterans Commission and the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, as well as various other veteran care and support organizations will be available for veterans to visit with throughout the event. Door prizes also will be presented. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP by noon Nov. 1 at www.semo.edu/veterans/rsvp or contact OMVS at (573) 651-2263.