The 12 annual Veterans Remembrance Dinner will be featuring the winner of the $1500 Mike Colalillo Medal of honor scholarship. The Dinner will be on Thursday, December 8. The theme for this year’s event is: The Man Behind the Medal: The Story of Duluth’s Native Son, Major Henry Courtney, Jr.
The keynote speaker is Captain Michael Stainbrook, Sr., Delta Air Lines (ret.), and Captain with Northwest Airlines. Court Storey, nephew of Major Courtney, will also be presenting the story of the family’s efforts to Bring the Medal Home for display in Veterans Memorial Hall.
The event begins with a social hour at 5:00 p.m. in the Great Hall of the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot), and will end by 8:00 p.m. Spotlighted will be the presentation of the Mike Colalillo Medal of Honor Scholarship in the amount of $1500, to this year’s winner.
Proceeds from the event will help support the Veterans Memorial Hall Program of the St. Louis County Historical Society.
Tickets are $25.00 and may be purchased at the office of Veterans Memorial Hall at the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center (the Depot), or be reserved by calling 218-733-7586.