Veterans' Day Observance Monday, Nov. 11


11/4/2013

Veterans' Day Observance

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

Veterans, Police and Fire Departments’ Color Guards will muster at the World War I monument in the Cambridge Cemetery.  Mayor Henrietta Davis will give the City’s remembrance and City Councillor and State Representative Timothy Toomey Jr. will read the City Council’s Veterans’ Day Resolution. CVO President, Philip Anderson, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

A CRLS Drama student will read the Governor’s Proclamation and a music student will sing the “National Anthem” and lead the audience in the singing of God Bless America. Lieutenant Commander Adam Lareau, U.S. Navy, will deliver the keynote address.

In honor of all Cambridge veterans who have served our nation, Steve Vesce, 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 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, Cambridge. The public is invited to attend.

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

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