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Bedford Veterans Day Ceremony

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Veterans Day ceremonies to honor our Veterans will be held at Veterans Memorial Park, Bedford (on The Great Road across from Bedford Shopping Center) starting at noon on Monday, November 11.

In case of inclement weather, ceremonies will be moved to the Bedford High School Auditorium. Contact Joe Piantedosi 978-852-9300 (cell) or 781-275-6077 (H).

Schedule of Events:

Bedford’s Public Safety Honor Guard will escort the Patriotic Holiday Committee members and Dignitaries from Patriot Statue along the walkway to the Monument, while Parade March is being played by the Bedford Minutemen.

Introductions/Opening Remarks: Joe Piantedosi, Vice-Chair/Patriotic Holiday Committee.

Opening Prayer: Chaplain John Cooper, American Legion

Pledge of Allegiance: Led by Bedford Scouts.

Singing of our National Anthem: Music by Bedford HS Marching Band.

Speakers:

Jon O’Connor, Commander, American Legion Post 221

Al Chisholm, Senior Vice Commander, VFW Post 1628

Mike Rosenberg, Chair, Bedford Selectmen

State Representative Ken Gordon

State Senator Mike Barrett

Presentation of Memorial Wreath with Flags: Attendees are invited to remember special veterans who touched their lives by placing a flag on the Veterans Memorial Wreath of Honor and sharing the name and military service of the honored veterans.

Patriotic Sing Along- God Bless America. Music by Bedford HS Marching Band.

Volleys followed by TAPS: Sounding of TAPS by Bedford High School Band members.

Closing Prayer:  John Cooper, American Legion

 Participants are invited back to American Legion Post 221 on The Great Road for lunch.

Details

Date:
November 11
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Other

Submitter Name
Barbara Purchia
Submitter Email
bsrpurchia@aol.com

Venue

Veterans Memorial Park
160 Great Rd
Bedford, MA 01730 United States
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