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UMaine to honor veterans with week of events

The University of Maine will recognize veterans with a week of events to coincide with Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The activities are coordinated by the UMaine Office of Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) and UMaine Veterans Association.

UMaine Veterans Week activities will begin at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6 with the annual American and POW flag raising on the Mall by Army and Navy ROTC. A barbecue to celebrate UMaine veterans will be held after the ceremony.

Classes, except those that meet once a week on Fridays, are canceled on Nov. 10 in observance of the holiday.

Other UMaine Veterans Week activities include:

Free coffee and doughnuts provided by Dunkin’ Donuts will be available at the VETS office Tuesday through Thursday.

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Tony Llerena, VETS coordinator and school certifying official for veterans, at 581.1316 or tony.llerena@maine.edu.