News Flash Home
The original item was published from 11/6/2023 11:10:00 AM to 11/9/2023 1:47:41 PM.

News Flash

Happenings in Westbrook

Posted on: November 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Veteran's Day Program Announced

veterans-day-icon

westbrooktownseal

WESTBROOK VETERANS DAY CEREMONY

NOVEMBER 10, 2023 (Rain date Monday, 11/13)

11 A.M. TOWN GREEN

 

Welcome: First Selectman John Hall

 

Pledge of Allegiance: Addison Lynch & Anthony Carlo, WMS

 

National Anthem: Westbrook Middle School Wind Quintet and 8th Grade Chorus

 

Invocation: Father Martin, St. Mark’s Church 


Commander Jack Dempsey of American Legion Post 103


Guest(s): Gil Simmons, Chief Meteorologist, WTNH-TV Veteran - United States Marine Corps

 

The Story Behind “In Flanders Fields”: Reagan Zambrello, WHS

 

“In Flanders Fields” by Lt. Colonel John McCrae: Riley Bogart, WHS

 

"You're a Grand Old Flag" by George M. Cohan Daisy Ingraham Grades 3 & 4 Chorus

 

Veteran Acknowledgement: Ms. Marcy Fuller, President Westbrook Historical Society 


Veteran Jerry Otrin & Veterans Invited to Speak


Story and Background of the Poppy: Hannah Freund, WHS 

What Veterans Day Means to Me: Trinity Walton & John Heringer (WHS Seniors/National Guard Members)

 

“America the Beautiful & America (with My Country ‘Tis of Thee)” by Creg Gilpin Westbrook Middle School Choir

 

“The United States Armed Forces Salute” - by Douglas E. Wagner Westbrook High School Concert Band


Closing Prayer- Westbrook Elks Chaplin, Jenny Jendrzewski 

Place Flowers on Monuments United States Coast Guard Escort

Westbrook American Legion Post 103 & Town Officials

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


Download you copy of this agenda here:brochure image

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Happenings in Westbrook