Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Veterans Day in Amherst

flags at half-staff in the morning, before the ceremony

I was unable to attend this year's Veterans Day ceremony at the Town Common, but here is the program:

Veterans Day Program November 11, 2011

Call to Order: 10:45 A.M. American Legion

Invocation Fr. Gary Dailey of the Newman Center

Pledge of Allegiance Commander from American Legion and VFW

Welcoming from Town Manager John Musante

Words from Select Board Stephanie O’Keeffe

Reading of Heroes on the Home front Written by John Paradis; Reading by Jeannie Joy - Amherst Resident

National Anthem /Flag Raising VFW and American Legion
Performed by Student from Wildwood School Guest Speaker Capt. Colleen Caulley (Marines)

Reading of In Flanders Fields Arthur Quinton - Amherst Resident

Benediction Fr. Gary Dailey

Refreshment after Ceremonies at VFW

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