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Dracut To Honor Veterans With Ceremony On Saturday

Nov 09, 2017 10:02PM ● Published by Bill Gilman

Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Day Remembrance

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 8:00 A.M.
Veterans Memorial Park
Rte. 113 Broadway Road
Dracut, MA

Presented by:
Dracut Office of Veterans’ Services
Dracut American Legion Post 315 & Dracut V.F.W. Post 9307
Dedicated to:
Those who live in Honor among us & To those who sleep in Valor beneath this Sacred Ground

Program of Events
Welcome

Lynette R. Gabrila
Director of Veterans’ Services Dracut, MA

Posting of Colors
 Members of Local Veterans’ Organizations

Invocation
Dracut American Legion Post 315
Chaplain, Wayne Lannon

Pledge of Allegiance
 Retired Director of Veterans’ Services
William Zounes

Guest Speakers
State Senator Barbara L’Italien
State Representative Colleen Garry
Board of Selectman, Chair, Alison Hughes
Town Manager James Duggan

Comments
Dracut American Legion Post 315 Commander
Joseph Zangri

 Salute to Deceased Veterans
Dracut American Legion Post 315
Richard Harvey

Laying of Wreath
Board of Selectman, Chair, Alison Hughes
Ladies Auxiliary of Post 315, Susan Fauvel Rutledge

Rifle Salute
Honor Guard Members of Local Veterans’ Organizations

Taps
 Dracut American Legion Post 315, Richard Ducharme (Bugler)

Closing Prayer
Dracut American Legion Post 315 Chaplain, Wayne Lannon

Veteran Organizations in Attendance:
Dracut American Legion Post 315
Dracut Sons of the American Legion Squadron 315
Ladies Auxiliary of Post 315
Dracut V.F.W. Post 9307
Franco American War Veterans Post 4
Nam Knights Motorcycle Club
Marine Corps League Leo T. Fortier Detachment 130

Local Organizations in Attendance:
Cub Scout Packs: 7, 80, 83
Boy Scout Troops: 7, 25, 46, 80, 83
Girl Scout Troop: 62687

Closing Remarks
Lynette R. Gabrila Director of Veterans’ Services Dracut, MA

“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.”
-President Harry S. Truman, April 16, 1945
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