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SXU to Host Veterans Day Celebration


Saint Xavier University (SXU) will host a reception to honor America's real heroes, U.S. veterans. The event will be held Friday, November 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Gilhooley's Grande Saloon, located at 3901 W. 103rd Street.  

Attendees can enjoy friendship, food and refreshments. Members of Saint Xavier's Student Veterans Alliance (SVA), SXU alumni veterans and representatives of the Yellow Ribbon program will be present to connect with attendees.  

Admission is complimentary for veterans. Admission is $15 for non-veteran adults, $10 for children ages 4-12 and free for children 3 and under.  

"The willingness of American veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them infinite gratitude, and we look forward to celebrating them at this event," said Jeanmarie Gainer, director of Alumni Relations.  

As a "Best College for Veterans," Military Friendly® school and Yellow Ribbon institution, Saint Xavier is proud to serve its student-veterans with access to resources and services to help them transition into the classroom and succeed in completing their degree. SXU is grateful for its student veterans and veteran community members and is dedicated to supporting them through a variety of programs and resources. Visit the SXU website to learn more about the SVAYellow Ribbon ProgramValor Project and Military Friendly® designation 

For more information, contact Gainer at 773-298-3316 or alumniFREESXU. RSVP at, keyword: Veterans Day.