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Posted on: November 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Veteran's Day Program Announced




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



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


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