Former Green Beret, NFL player Nate Boyer to keynote Patriot Day community celebration

Nate Boyer, a former U.S. Army Green Beret and Seattle Seahawks player, is the featured speaker during Patriot Day ceremonies Friday and Saturday, undated photos | Photo composite, St. George News

IVINS — In honor of Patriot Day, the Southern Utah Veterans Home will host two free events featuring Nate Boyer, a former United States Army Green Beret and NFL Seattle Seahawks player, this Friday and Saturday.

Nate Boyer, #37 of the Texas Longhorns, carries an American flag as his team takes to the field against the Oklahoma Sooners at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas, October 13, 2012 | Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images, St George News

Boyer will speak at 2 p.m. Friday at the Southern Utah Veterans Home, 160 N. 200 East in Ivins, and again at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Snow Canyon High School auditorium, 1385 Lava Flow Drive, St George.

He will be available for autographs and photos immediately after speaking at both locations.

Singer Brodie Perry will provide entertainment and Boy Scout Troop 1827 will conduct a flag ceremony at Friday’s event.

Seattle Seahawks memorabilia, including photos, tumblers and footballs ranging in price from $5 to $15, will be sold in anticipation of the autograph signing.

“We have worked very hard on the program this year and are very excited to welcome our community to share and celebrate Patriot Day with us and our guest Nate Boyer,” Community Relations Director Vie Van Noy, said.

Seating is limited and is first come, first served.

Event details

  • What: Patriot Day Community Celebration
  • When: Friday, Sept. 9, 2 p.m.; doors open at 1 p.m. | Saturday, Sept. 10, 3 p.m.
  • Where: Friday; Southern Utah Veterans Home, 160 N. 200 East, Ivins | Saturday; Snow Canyon High School auditorium, 1385 Lava Flow Drive, St George
  • Cost: Free
  • Additional information: Both events are first come, first served. Boyer will be available after each event to sign autographs. Memorabilia will be available to purchase.

Email: jwitham@stgnews.com

Twitter: @STGnews

Copyright St. George News, SaintGeorgeUtah.com LLC, 2016, all rights reserved.

 

Free News Delivery by Email

Would you like to have the day's news stories delivered right to your inbox every evening? Enter your email below to start!

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.