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Veterans Day Ceremony
November 11, 2018 @ 12:00 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 Sunday, November 11. In case of inclement weather, ceremonies will be moved to the Bedford High School Auditorium. Contact Paul Purchia: 781-789-8974 (cell) or 781-275-2464 (H).
Bedford’s Police and Firefighter 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.
Paul Purchia, Chair/Patriotic Holiday Committee and the Chaplain of the American Legion will welcome guests. Bedford Scouts will lead the Pledge of Allegiance, and the BHS Marching Band will play the Star Spangled Banner.
Speakers will include Jon O’Connor, Commander, American Legion Post 221; David Spence, Commander, VFW Post 1628; Bill Moonan, Chair, Bedford Selectmen; and State Representative Ken Gordon
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 veteran.
Before the closing volley by the US Air Force Patriotic Honor Guard, the BHS Marching band will play God Bless America, and the VFW Post 1628 will offer the closing benediction.
- November 11, 2018
- Event Category:
- Schools / Holidays