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Catherine Foster, who served as a United States Army nurse, salutes Friday, Nov. 10, during the Village of Orland Park’s annual Veterans Day ceremony. Geoff Stellfox/22nd Century Media
Marc O’Donnell, of Orland-Palos VFW Post 2604, stands at attention Friday, Nov. 10, during the Village of Orland Park’s Veterans Day ceremony. Photos by Geoff Stellfox/22nd Century Media
Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau, himself a veteran of the United States Air Force, takes a moment to recognize veterans during the service.
F. Amanda Tugade, Freelance Reporter
6:26 pm CST November 13, 2017
Marion Nowakowski searched for an open seat inside a nearly packed room at the Orland Park Civic Center. While it may have appeared to some that Nowakowski came to the event alone, she did not perceive it that way.