The Town of Ridgefield and the American Legion Post78 invite the community to a Veterans Day Ceremony on Saturday, 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
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: Featured 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.