For IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Charles M. Pickett LISTING: NEW HAVEN: 1 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019, wreath-laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park on Long Wharf Drive; 3 p.m. wreath-laying ceremony at the World War Memorial Flagpole on the Green. At 5 p.m. is the annual Memorial Day Family Concert at Lyman Center for … Continue reading 2019 NEW HAVEN MEMORIAL DAY SUNDAY OBSERVANCES
The American Legion New Haven Post 210 will hold an unserviceable flag collection from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park on Long Wharf Drive. Citizens may drop-off their faded American flags for free, which will be properly retired in a subsequent ceremony. Contact Post Vice … Continue reading Unserviceable Flag Collection
The American Legion New Haven Post 210 and the Department of Connecticut celebrated the 100th anniversary of the forming of the Legion by signing the new post’s permanent charter. Department Commander Tom Flowers and Adjutant Harry “Butch” Hansen signed the document at the conclusion of the sold-out dinner at Adriana’s in New Haven.
Legion 100: Centennial Celebration Dinner Celebrate the American Legion’s Centennial with Connecticut’s newest post on Friday, March 15, 2019 at Adriana’s Restaurant (771 Grand Ave. New Haven) for a family-style Italian dinner and fundraiser. Proceeds from the 7:00 p.m. dinner—which includes appetizers, pasta, salad, secondi piatti (fish and chicken), and homemade Tiramisu (coffee and tea … Continue reading Legion 100: Centennial Celebration Dinner
New Haven Free Public Library Ives Librarian Sharon Breslow is organizing a Valentines for Veterans workshop in the 2nd floor children’s room on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
AMERICAN FLAG COLLECTION: Organizers of the American Legion forming in New Haven will be collecting damaged or worn American flags at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park on Long Wharf Drive in New Haven from 0900 to 1030 on Saturday, May 26. Citizens are asked to drop-off unserviceable flags for a future retirement ceremony. newhavenlegion.org 203-903-4315