Veterans Home hosts Memorial Day program

Written by Muleskinner Staff

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The keynote speaker at a Memorial Day program at the Missouri Veterans Home is a Raymore-Peculiar senior oratorical contest winner.
American Legion Post 131, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2513 and Whiteman Air Force Base are teaming up to host the Memorial Day program at 3 p.m. May 29 at the Missouri Veterans Home, 1300 Veterans Road. The event is open to the public.
Audrey Warters will be the keynote speaker at this year’s ceremony, according to a news release. In January, she participated in the American Legion Department of Missouri’s Oratorical Competition. She was the winner for Missouri’s 6th District competition with her presentation “Constitution 9 News.” She will graduate from Raymore-Peculiar High School this May and has been accepted to attend Boston University. She plans to pursue a degree in international relations and political science.
Refreshments will be served following the program.
For more information, call Latisha Koetting, supervisor of volunteer services, at 660-429-4661.