Patriots Day Observance April 15, 2013


4/4/2013

The Cambridge Veterans’ Organization (CVO) and the City of Cambridge’s  Department of Veterans’ Services will hold their annual Patriot’s Day Observance on Monday, April 15th at the Washington Monument located on the Cambridge Common.  The Observance will begin at 10:45 AM.
 
James Gray, President, of the Cambridge Veterans' Organization will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Mayor Henrietta Davis will extend the city’s greetings. Cambridge resident and Marine Corps Veteran, Joseph Cincotta, will deliver the keynote address.

The event will be highlighted by a reenactment of Patriot William Dawes, Jr., historic horseback ride from Boston to Cambridge alerting the colonists of the British threat of 1775.  General Dawes, dressed in colonial garb, will deliver the alert to Mayor Davis.  A memorial wreath will be laid at General George Washington’s monument and the CVO Firing Team will render a Rifle Salute followed by the blowing of TAPS by bugler, Robinson Pyle.

A Cambridge Rindge & Latin School Drama student will read the Governor’s Patriots’ Day Proclamation.  CRLS music students will sing the Battle Hymn of the Republic and God Bless America.

For additional information please call Cambridge Veterans’ Services at
617-349-4761. Fax inquiries 617-349-4097. TTY: 617-492-0235.

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Contact Information

Director:
Stephen A. Vesce
svesce@cambridgema.gov

Manager of Benefits and Services:
Jeremy Halsdorff
jhalsdorff@cambridgema.gov

Administrative Assistant:
Siobhan Stoney
sstoney@cambridgema.gov

 

 

 

 

51 Inman St.
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4761
TDD:617.492.0235

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Monday: 8:00am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00am-5pm
Friday: 8:00am-12pm

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