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NEW HAVEN, CONN. —The New Haven 2019 Veterans Day Ceremony will be held in the Center Church Parish House (311 Temple Street, New Haven) on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. All residents and the public are invited to attend this free event.
New Haven native and Vietnam veteran Norman Bender will be the principal speaker. A graduate of Hillhouse High School and Yale, Bender retired after decades in the family business and is involved in a number of local charities including Farnam Community, Clifford Beers, Chabad at Yale and is the chaplain at the VFW New Haven Post 12150.
Ruth Rosa is the soloist and Peter Cannon will perform “Taps.” Following the ceremony at City Hall, commemorative wreaths will be placed at the World War Memorial on the Green and at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Long Wharf Drive. Additional details at: https://nhv.eventbrite.com.