Singer-actress Ann-Margret will headline VFW Post 1’s 117th anniversary celebration of the founding of the VFW, Dec. 4, at the Brown Palace. Courtesy photo
Ann-Margret will be the center attraction when the VFW Post 1 celebrates its 117th anniversary of the founding of the VFW and the 50th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. America’s warriors, heroes and distinguished guests will also be at the annual Founders Banquet Dec. 4 at the Brown Palace, 321 17th St. in Denver.
Vietnam veteran Col. Jim Nicoloson, Ret., the fifth secretary of the Veteran Affairs, ambassador to the Holy See and former chairman of the Republican National Committee, is the distinguished keynote speaker.
Ann-Margret, one of the most iconic singer-actresses of the 1960s, will receive the 2016 Lifetime Appreciation and Achievement Award for her dedication to Vietnam veterans.
The117th Founders Banquet celebrates the establishment of the first VFW established in the world, founded at the Colorado State Capitol on Dec, 1, 1899. Medal of Honor recipients, POW survivors, local government and business leaders will also be in attendance. Tickets are available at eventbrite.com/e/117th-
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