Pihos to honor veterans at Glen Ellyn event

GLEN ELLYN – State Rep. Sandra Pihos (R-Glen Ellyn), will sponsor an "Honor a Veteran" event Oct. 4 at Glenbard South High School, 23W200 Butterfield Road in Glen Ellyn.

From 7 to 9 p.m., local veterans and their families will be treated to free entertainment and refreshments. Pihos also will give each veteran a certificate of appreciation.

Families wishing to have a veteran recognized at the event should contact Pihos' office at 630-858-8855 or community@sandrapihos.com and provide the veteran’s name, branch of service and number of years of service.

Entertainment will include “The Legacy Girls,” a trio of women who perform songs from the 1950s and 1960s.

Guests are encouraged to bring their worn or torn American flags to the event, where a flag retirement box will be available. The collected flags will be taken to the American Legion for proper retirement.