2018 Veteran’s Day Program


Music by: Newton Community High School Band

Brian Ridlen, Director (Music starts at 10:20 a.m.)


Invocation by: Father Dean Probst, Pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle

Catholic Church & St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church


Star Spangled Banner by: Brianne Duncan


Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag by: Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts

of Jasper County


“America the Beautiful” by: Jenna Zumbahlen


Speaker: John Shimkus---The U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 15th

Congressional District. He served over 5 years in the army.


Firing of Volleys by: Jasper County Veterans


Taps & Echo Taps by: Clayton Beavers & Nicholas Beavers


“God Bless the USA” by: Jenna Zumbahlen


Benediction by: Pastor Tom Matson of New Beginnings Church


Group Photo of Veterans: Court House Lawn


Master of Ceremonies: Chad Miller


Program starts at 10:30 a.m. on November 10, 2018

Music starts at 10:20 a.m. on November 10, 2018