In Sherman, a Veteran’s Day celebration took place at the Sherman School at Friday, November 10th at 9:00am. Key Note speaker Major General Brian R Meenan USAF will be present. Special guests include Senator Michael McLachlan, State Rep. Richard Smith, First Selectman of Sherman Clay Cope, School Principal and Superintendent of Schools Jeff Melendez.
The New Fairfield Veterans Association will have their annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the Veteran’s Green on Route 37 on Saturday, November 11th at 11:00am. New Fairfield Lions Club will provide hot dogs and water after the ceremony to be prepared and served at Olde 37 Patio and Grill.
NFVA marks the anniversary of the signing of the armistice that took place at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, to end the war of all wars.
The NFVA would also like to thank everyone for their support at their recent flag collection event held at Stop and Shop on Sat., Nov. 4th. If you missed that date you can drop off your unserviceable U.S. flags at the Senior Center and the NFVA will pick them up for proper disposal.