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Veterans Day Celebration Being Planned By High School, Local American Legion Post

Published: October 11, 2018 at 09:25 am

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From left is American Legion Post 202 members Jay Mattegat and Donna Monteleone, Newtown High School Psychologist Dr Jennifer Hoag, and NHS Social Worker Suzanne Tyler, who met on October 5 to begin preparing for a November 9 Veterans Day ceremony at the high school. —Elaine Corbo photo

Newtown High School will host a Veterans Day celebration on Friday, November 9.

All local veterans are invited to attend the event, which is being co-hosted by American Legion Post 202.

A complimentary luncheon, prepared by Newtown High School Culinary, will be served to veterans at 11 am. A program will follow at 12:45.

The guest speaker is NHS 1988 Alumni and Command Sergeant Major Arthur Fredericks. A musical program will include performances by Newtown High School Singers and Newtown High School Wind Ensemble.

Members of American Legion Post 202 will present two Community Americanism Awards.

Veterans are invited for lunch and the program, or just the program.

Reservations are requested by October 26 and can be made by sending e-mail to bennettc@newtown.k12.ct.us or calling 203-426-7648

For those not attending the luncheon, the doors for the program will open as early as 12:15.

 

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