Alton Square Mall is the host site of a special military and veterans appreciation day sponsored by Rotary Clubs from Alton-Godfrey, Bethalto, East Alton, Granite City, Riverbend and Wood River on Saturday. The event will include access to local resources for veterans and their families, along with entertainment, games and children’s activities.
The event tomorrow is free and runs from 11am to 2pm. Madison County Veterans Assistance Commission Superintendent Brad Lavite will be there with his department:
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There will be a special opening ceremony and presentation of the colors at 11am in front of the Macy’s store. Former "The Voice" contestant Tess Boyer will sing, and the Granite City and East St. Louis Community Bands will play. There will also be more than two dozen vendors on the lower level between Macy’s and the kids area near JC Penny.