O’FALLON, Mo. – Saturday is Veterans Day, but several events honoring the nation’s heroes are going on Friday.

‘Assumption Catholic School’ in O’Fallon, Missouri, will hold a special mass Friday.

Students will present medals and give blessings to veterans and service members. Veterans are encouraged to wear their uniforms.

There will be donuts and coffee after mass. It starts at 8:00 a.m.