Gold Star Mother to speak at GCMS Veteran's Day celebration

GIBSON CITY — A Veteran’s Day celebration is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the gymnasium at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School.

The community is invited to attend the ceremony, which will include a keynote presentation by Vonda Rodgers, a Gold Star Mother, and performances by the students of the GCMS school district.

Also, veterans are invited to a breakfast and social starting at 8 a.m. in GCMS High School’s library.

Community members who have have a photograph of a family member that has not been included in the Veteran’s Day celebration slide show can email it to by Nov. 9 so it can be included in the slide show.

The ceremony will be featured on a Facebook Live feed and broadcast by WGCY-Radio (106.3 FM).

For more information, call 217-784-8731 or email


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