UIS students hanging yellow ribbons for veterans


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - University of Illinois Springfield students are honoring veterans by hanging yellow ribbons around campus.

This is the seventh year the UIS Volunteer & Civic Engagement Center has organized the Tie a Yellow Ribbon campaign in recognition of Veterans Day.

Students will be meeting on University Dr. between Earnest Hemingway Dr. and 11th St. to hang ribbons from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday - a rescheduled date after rain hit central Illinois on Monday.

Community members are encouraged to come help them.

UIS will also be holding a Veterans Day flag raising on Monday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. in front of the Public Affairs Center.

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