American Legion Post 78 Announces Veterans Day Featured Speaker & Ceremony Details


The Town of Ridgefield and the American Legion Post78 invites the community to a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at Lounsbury House, Veteran’s Garden beginning at 11:00 am. 

American Legion Post 78 says, "A dedicated to the cause of world peace at the end of World War I and to be thereafter celebrated and known as Armistice Day. Later changed to Veterans Day to honor all veterans from all the wars and conflicts involving the United States of America."

Veterans Day Ceremony Lineup of Events

Cmdr George Besse:                    Welcome

Evelyn Carr:                               “National Anthem”

Legion Chaplain John Gillaugh:    Opening Prayer

Legionnaire Jerry Kiernan:           Veterans Poem

First Selectman Rudy Marconi:     Guest Speaker

Marine Corps League

Chaplain Marc St. Louis:              Prayer for Veterans

Evelyn Carr:                               “America the Beautiful”

Capt. Lynn Isaac                         Feature Speaker

VFW Cmdr Gene Waradzin:        Prayer for Veterans

Commander George Besse:          Closing Remarks

Evelyn Carr:                               “God Bless America”

Refreshments in the Community Center have been generously provided by Mr. And Mrs. Joseph Prial, friends and Cub Scout Pack 26.