Salute! concert set for Friday

The annual Salute! concert put on by the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic is this Friday, May 24th, near the grounds of the Bartholomew County Memorial for Veterans. Retired Gen. Mark Pillar is the military master of ceremonies. He talks about the origins of this free event, aimed at honoring those who have served and are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Gen. Pillar says it is important to understand that the military has seen generational changes.

The concert is scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m. Friday.

The Columbus East High School Band Booster Club will be on hand selling refreshments.

You are invited to bring your lawn chair and enjoy the performance.

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