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Ivy Tech to hold flag raising tomorrow morning in honor of Veterans

November 10, 2010

Bloomington, Ind. Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus will honor veterans and their families for Veterans Day on the main campus tomorrow with a flag raising ceremony at that main entrance of the building. Special guest, Indiana State Representative, Peggy Welch will be in attendance.

Additionally, the campus will celebrate veterans by holding a holiday mailing campaign, patriotic chalk art contest, military display, and panel discussion with veterans from American Legion and AM Vets.

The raising of the flag will begin at 9 a.m. followed by the patriotic chalk art contest. The holiday mailing campaign will be held throughout the morning in the main campus first floor rotunda until 2 p.m. The panel discussion with veterans in Lamkin Hall will be held at Noon, and military items will be on display in Lamkin Hall until 1:30 p.m.

Ivy Tech’s Bloomington campus library will have for students a special display of books in honor of veterans throughout the month of November.

9 a.m.                            Flag Raising, located at front of main building
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.            Holiday Mailing for Heroes Campaign, located at the first floor rotunda
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.          Patriotic Chalk Art Contest, located in front of the building
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.    Military items on display, located in Lamkin Hall
Noon                             Panel Discussion with Veterans from American Legion and AM 
                                      Vets, located in Lamkin Hall

Ivy Tech’s Bloomington campus is located off IN48 and Daniels Way on the westside of Bloomington.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.