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Posted on: November 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Veteran's Day Program Announced

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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 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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