Veterans Day

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North Mianus School Showers Veterans with Gratitude in Event that Stems Back to 1938

Mr. Studwell, who served in the US Army from 1966 to 1972, said that on a somber note, the school lost one of its veterans this year, John “Ted” Allen. “He was a gentleman I sat next to here at this event for the past two years. And it would be my honor to recognize his two grand daughters,” Studwell said. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Veterans Day Patriotic Walk & Ceremony Mark 100 Years Since World War I

The 6th annual patriotic community walk on Veterans Day marked 100 years since the end of World War I, which was the topic of remarks by keynote speaker Dean Gamanos. Commander of the American Legion Peter LeBeau talked about Greenwich’s Col Raynal Bolling, whose likeness is immortalized in a statue outside the Havemeyer building. Bolling was the first high-ranking officer of the United States Army to be killed in combat in World War I.
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Hamilton Avenue School Embraces Veterans & Active Service Men and Women

Hamilton Avenue School children waived American flags before pledging allegiance and meeting local veterans and service members on Friday morning. Some children didn’t know that the two school crossing guards Alex Crawford and John Szymanski are both veterans. Continue Reading →

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Veterans Day Community Walk: Anticipating a Large Grateful Crowd

In honor of Veterans Day, the second annual “Community Walk” will take place at 10am on Nov. 11. The community is invited to gather at the top of Greenwich Avenue  (At Amogerone Crossway) at 10:00am on the morning of Veterans Day, Nov. 11 at 10:00am. Following last year’s walk, which was attended by some 450 people, organizers are hoping to again draw a large, joyous, and festively thankful crowd to the walk and demonstrate their appreciation for veterans in a gesture of gratitude. Continue Reading →

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