7th Annual Veterans Chili Dinner to Honor Our Local Heroes

Community News |Nov 16, 2021|2 min read

[November 16, 2021, West Michigan] – Harbor Hospice, Clock Funeral Home, and Muskegon County Department of Veterans Affairs are partnering to present a special community event to honor and thank our local heroes. All veterans and their families are invited to the 7th Annual Veterans Chili Dinner on Tuesday, December 7th at Clock Funeral Home.


“We are so thrilled to be hosting this event as we continue to come out of COVID. Every year we have amazing food, but we are expecting this year’s selections of chili, mac and cheese, desserts, along with all the trimmings to be over the top! Food equals love,” said Dale and Jodi Clock of Clock Funeral Home. “By sharing a meal with those who have served and protected this country, it is our way of saying thank you!”


An open house-style event 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm with fellowship, story sharing, pinning ceremony and a variety of homemade chili and desserts.


“This annual event is very special for our veterans, and they look forward to it each year!  They have a chance to reminisce with old friends while enjoying a wonderful dinner together.  Harbor Hospice acknowledges the service of our veterans at this event with our “We Honor Veteran’s Program”.  As part of this program, we will be pinning all veterans prior to dinner. We are proud to partner with Clock Funeral Home and the Muskegon County Department of Veteran’s Affairs for this event!” said Lori Goudie, community engagement specialist, Harbor Hospice and Harbor Palliative Care.


Event is free to attend for veterans and their families; for questions or to RSVP please call 231.722.3721. RSVPs encouraged but not required.