Monday, November 11, 2013
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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During the week of Veteran's Day, the UNI Veteran's Association is planning several events to pay tribute to past and present servicemembers as well as to promote awareness throughout campus. On Monday, November 11th, The University of Northern Iowa is proud to host a formal Military ball in honor of the Military and Veteran Students and Faculty at UNI. The UNIVA has invited Dr. William Ruud, 10th president of UNI as well as an Army Veteran, to be a Keynote speaker during this event. If you have any questions about this event, please contact the UNIVA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Order of Events:
- 5:30 - 6:00 Reception
- 6:00 - 6:15 National Anthem, Color Guard
- 6:15 - 6:17 POW/MIA Memorial Table
- 6:17 - 7:20 Dinner
- 7:20 - 7:50 Keynote Speaker
- 7:50 - End Closing Remarks
After the Ball concludes, there will be an informal social at the AmVets.
Attendence is open to everyone. This includes Students, Staff/Faculty, Community members, and everyone else. However, if you wish to participate you must register using the link above. This will ensure that enough food and space is planned for.
University Commons Ballroom
This is a formal occasion so please wear your suits and dresses. Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard Service members are strongly encouraged to wear their dress uniforms. Veterans may also where their dress uniforms if they desire; however, the UNIVA is planning on having service designating pins available for Veterans to wear during the ball. Please make sure you choose select your service affiliation when you register to ensure enough pins are ordered.
The cost is free. The UNIVA will be holding fundraisers to cover the costs associated with the ball. One of these fundraisers is a bake sale which is being held on October 28. Volunteers will be needed to set-up and tear down for the Ball and upcoming fundraisers. If you wish to volunteer, donate money, or if you know any Vet friendly businesses willing to donate money, please contact the UNI Veterans Association at email@example.com.