The 10th Annual Veterans’ Remembrance Dinner will be held December 4th in the Great Hall of the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center (the Depot.) Featured speakers include; Thomas Werner, Executive Director, and Ryan Welch, Airport Facilities Manager, from the Duluth International Airport, both veterans from the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, presenting on their roles as military and combat engineers in the northern half of Afghanistan from 2009-2010.

According to a Historical Society press release, the Annual Veteran’s Remembrance Dinner will be held from 5 - 8 pm. Food will be prepared by the Arrowhead Professional Chefs’ Association, who are donating their services. The meal will be served by members of the University of Duluth’s Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) and the event will be attended by the Duluth Honor Guard.

All proceeds will benefit the Veterans’ Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society designed to preserve local veterans’ stories that reach back from the Civil War to the present.

Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at the Veterans’ Memorial Hall office, or reserved by calling 218-733-7500, or email The event is open to the public and is a major fundraiser.