November 1, 2019

Community is invited to Veterans Day ceremony and open house

A Veterans Day ceremony and open house, hosted by the Windham VFW Post 10643, will be held at the Windham Veterans Center, 35 Veterans Memorial Drive on Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m., announced VFW Commander, Willie Goodman.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony. Refreshments will be provided.

Mike Wisecup, retired Navy SEAL, will be the keynote speaker and patriotic songs will be performed by the Windham Chamber Singers.

Boy Scout Troup 805 will be in attendance assisting the VFW with the event and the winners of the year’s VFW sponsored essay competitions will be introduced and will read from their essays.

The theme for this year’s Patriot’s Pen essay, for grades sixth through eighth, and Voice of Democracy essays, for grades ninth through 12th, is “What makes America great.”

Following the program and ceremony, there will be a dedication in the Veterans Memorial Garden that sits on the Windham Veterans Center grounds.

Everyone is welcome to join the VFW in celebrating Veterans Day.

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