FL’s Vietnam Veterans Day set April 1st

The fifth annual Vietnam Veterans Day program in Forest Lake will take place at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 1 at American Legion Post 225, 355 W. Broadway Ave. Historian Kim Heikkila, author of “Sisterhood of War,” a story about 15 Minnesota nurses who served in Vietnam, will speak. All veterans and the public are welcome to attend the free event. “We invite you to use this opportunity to pay your respect to our Vietnam veterans which they truly deserve,” said event planner Diane Finnemann. The annual Vietnam Veterans Memorial Scholarship will be presented on April 1 and this year is in honor of the late Jack Palmer, a Vietnam veteran and business owner in the city. Radio personality Stan Turner will serve as master of ceremonies.