Veterans Day Observance Friday, November 11


10/28/2011

2010 Veterans' Day photo

The Cambridge Veterans' Organization (CVO), in conjunction with the City's Department of Veterans' Services will hold their annual Veterans’ Day Observance Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m., at the Veterans’ World War I Monument located adjacent to main gate of Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Ave.

Veterans, Police, Fire and Sheriff’s Departments Color Guards will muster at the World War I monument in the Cambridge Cemetery. Mayor David P. Maher will give the City’s remembrance and State Representative and City Councillor Timothy J. Toomey will read the City Council’s Veterans’ Day Resolution. CVO President, James Gray, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

CRLS Drama student Sara Rosenburg will read the Governor’s Proclamation and Music student Heather Bildman will sing the “National Anthem” and lead the audience in the singing of “God Bless America”.

Major Brian S. Hayes, Commanding Officer, US Army Recruiting Company, Boston, MA, will deliver the keynote address.

In honor of all Cambridge veterans who have served our nation, Bob Stevens, Director of Cambridge Veteran’ Services, will place a memorial wreath at the Veterans’ WWI monument.
 
Bagpiper Edward O’Callaghan, will play “Amazing Grace” followed by the CVO’s Firing Detail’s “Rifle Salute” and Bugler Robinson Pyle will blow “TAPS”.

Following the observance, a collation will be held at the American Legion Marsh Post #442 located at 1 Gerry’s Landing. (617) 576-2646. The public is invited to attend.

For more information, please call Cambridge Veterans’ Services at 617-349-4761 or email: veterans@cambridgema.gov.



 

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