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Memorial Day program at Perham’s ITOW Veterans Museum

Two local veterans are scheduled to share their stories “In Their Own Words” this Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham. The program starts at 1 p.m.

Dr. Bill Rose, local veterinarian and survivor of a “death experience” in Vietnam, will share his powerful story.

World War II veteran Paul Ceynowa will also share his first-hand experiences at the famous battle of Iwo Jima.

Informal question and answer sessions will follow each speaker.

This is a great opportunity for students, teachers, family, friends and community to learn more about veterans experiences, “In their Own Words.”

The ITOW Veterans Museum, located at 805 West Main in Perham, will be open on Memorial Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and admission will be free.

Also on Monday, the sixth annual Dad’s Pancake and Sausage Breakfast will be served at the Prairie Wind Middle School in Perham from 6 a.m. to noon. Admission is $7.50, with proceeds to benefit the ITOW Veterans Museum as well as the local Masons scholarship program. For more information call 218-346-7678 or visit