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A roundup of local Veterans Day events

By Staff

Staff Writer


Veterans Day event at Atrium

Atrium Medical Center will host a “Veteran’s Day Observance” at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11. The ceremony will include patriotic music, the Springboro High School JROTC Color Guard and a keynote address by Dr. Daniel Butler. Dr. Butler graduated with honors from Asbury College with his bachelor’s degree in biology-chemistry. He then received his M.D. from the University of Indiana School of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He also holds certification in Advanced Trauma & Life Support and in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. He is trauma director of the Atrium Medical Center.

He served as a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. He most recently served in Afghanistan from Aug. 17, 2012 through Dec. 17, 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He has also served two tours in Iraq (2004-2005 and 2010) where he conducted emergency surgeries on U.S. and Iraqi soldiers, as well as insurgents.

The Atrium Medical Center executive team will also present flag lapel pens to all veterans. The event will take place in the Professional Office Building, 5th floor Auditorium on the AMC campus. Light refreshments will be provided.


American Legion hosting events

American Legion Post 218 will host Veterans Day activities on Tuesday, Nov. 11. There will be a memorial service on the front lawn at 10 a.m., and at 10:30 a.m., there will be a full service at Woodside Cemetery, 1401 S. Woodside Blvd.

A free lunch will be served at noon at the legion, 116 S. Main St. Middletown Municipal Court Judge Mark Wall will serve as master of ceremonies and the Rev. Michael Bailey, from Faith United Church, will deliver the keynote address.

Commander Jeff Manning will present the annual awards.


WII veteran to sign book

Decorated World War II veteran Bill Wilch will hold a book signing from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the VFW facility at 6962 Coles Road. The book, “Don’t Just Kill Them, Murder Em,” was jointly authored by Wilch and his son, Stephen. The book signing is open to the public.

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