Appreciation Days declared

— Daily Freeman-Journal photo by Anne Blankenship

Nov. 1 through 11, 2017 has been proclaimed as Veterans Appreciation Days in Webster City. Jim Talbot, city councilman, shows the proclamation signed by Mayor John Hawkins on Tuesday to Bill Peterson of Hamilton County Veterans Affairs. The document recognizes the contributions and sacrifices of the many Hamilton County men and women who have served in the Armed Forces. The proclamation also urges area residents to observe a moment of silence on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.