National POW/MIA Recognition Day
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Monday, September 23, 2013

 

On Friday, September 20, 2013-National POW/MIA Recognition Day, President Nancy Connolly and Treasurer Kathleen Ware, of VFW Auxiliary Post #6837 presented a program on "America's White Table" ceremony to all sixth grade Social Studies students at Evans Elementary.  Students learned the symbolism and meanings belonging to this ceremony which originated during the time of the Vietnam War as a symbol for and remembrance to service members held prisoner of war or missing in action.  Solitary and solemn, it is the table where no one will ever sit.  A copy of America's White Table written by Margo Theis Raven was also presented to the Evans Elementary Library.

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