A Veterans Day Program and Open House, hosted by Windham Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10643, will be held at Windham Veterans Center on Saturday, November 11 at 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend this program and refreshments will be provided.
Mr. Lee Humiston, founder, director and curator of Maine Military Museum will be our keynote speaker. Patriotic songs will be performed by the Windham Chamber Singers and Boy Scout Troop 805 will be in attendance assisting with the day’s events.
The winners of this year’s VFW sponsored essay competitions will be introduced and the winners will read their essays.
The theme for this year’s Patriots Pen, grades 6-8, is “Americas Gift to my Generation” and the voice of Democracy theme, grades 9-12, is “American History: Our Hope for the future.”
Following the program, a dedication of benches in the Memorial Garden will be presented.
The Veterans Center is located at 35 Veterans Memorial Drive. Turn onto Veterans Memorial Drive beside Friendly’s Restaurant and follow it to the end.