Students at Miami University Hamilton will gather to remember and honor those who have served in the armed forces and offer support to those who are currently serving.

Miami Hamilton’s Student Government Association will host a Veteran’s Commemoration and fundraising event on Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Harry T. Wilks Conference Center.

The cost for the event is $10; free for Veterans and children under 5. This spaghetti dinner and silent auction will raise funds for the Nicholas Olivas Valor Award Scholarship; established last year in honor of Army Cpl. Nicholas Olivas who was killed May 30, 2012 by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

He was a 2010 Fairfield graduate who grew up in Hamilton and Fairfield. The award provides financial assistance for student veterans on the Miami Hamilton. To RSVP to the event, please contact Carla Ledford at 513-785-3020.

Miami Hamilton’s Center for Civic Engagement invite the public to bring their children, parents or friends to help make holiday cards and care package for those serving overseas on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Schwarm Commons. Care packages and cards will be sent to Operation Show Our Love. Holiday cookies will be served to volunteers. To RSVP, donate personal items or to make a monetary donation, call 513.785.3005.

For more information, call 513.785.3020. Miami University Hamilton is located at 1601 University Blvd.

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