20th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast at Duquesne Slated for Saturday
More than 700 guests are expected at the 20th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 10, from 8 to 10 a.m. in the fourth-floor Union Ballroom at Duquesne University.
Considered to be one of the largest Veterans Day breakfasts in Pennsylvania, this event brings together veterans who served in WWII to those who served in recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Dr. Todd DePastino, founder and executive director of the Veterans Breakfast Club, will give the keynote address at the event. More than 30,000 people have participated in the Veterans Breakfast Club's programs and activities over the past 10 years. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to sharing veterans' stories with the public. DePastino also is author of the award-winning book Bill Mauldin: A Life Up Front and six other books.
Guests enjoy a meal together, honor those who have served, and listen to and share inspiring stories.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim.
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