On Monday, November 11, enjoy a hearty breakfast while honoring our veterans from 8:00 to 10:00 AM at the First Parish Church of Stow and Acton, 353 Great Road (Route 117) in Stow. Everyone is welcome to attend. Breakfast is $5 per person and will include pancakes, sausage, eggs, and potatoes. All veterans are free.
 
The breakfast, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley, will feature a brief presentation from the keynote speaker, Lieutenant Colonel Arvid R. Hill, Director of International Affairs and Director of Plans, Operations and Readiness, who will speak on “Honor Veterans Today but Appreciate Them Always.” 
 
Colonel Hill's positions involve strategic planning, organizational assessment, and building partner capacity with our state’s partnership program countries of Kenya and Paraguay.  Colonel Hill’s awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and Army Achievement Medal. Previous duty assignments include command of the 110th Maintenance Company in Ayer, MA and command of the 126th Brigade Support Battalion in Springfield, MA as well as multiple other duty assignments throughout the Commonwealth. Colonel Hill was deployed during 2003-2004 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom at Tallil Air Base in Iraq. He l is a graduate of the United States Army War College, holds two Masters Degrees, and lives in Dudley, MA with his family.
 
Although walk-ins are welcome to attend the breakfast, attendees are encouraged to RSVP to ensure adequate food and seating. Contact info@nashobarotary.org or 978-627-4135.