Public invited to Birth of America cook-out to be hosted by Midwest Veterans of America

Midwest Veterans of America will be hosting a Fourth of July event to celebrate the Birth of America Sunday, July 7 at the Sweeney Shelter near the Allamakee County Freedom Rock in the Waukon City Park. The free event will begin at 11 a.m. and will honor 25 area Veterans with a cook-out meal followed by an awards presentation that will begin at 1 p.m.

The general public is invited to attend the event, and those attending are asked to bring a salad or dessert to pass. The City Meat Market in New Albin is providing hamburgers and bratwursts. Those who have further questions or who are interested in donating to the event may call 563-568-5275.