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University Community Invited to Recognize our Veterans


Posted 11/02/2017
Submitted by C.L. OX Gara
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements

University Veterans  - Students,staff and faculty, are invited to represent the University at Veterans Day observances in Hartford Conn. on Saturday morning, 11/11/17.

As you may know, the annual State parade and ceremonies are no more; however, Connecticut citizens have stepped up and invite one and all to recognize our Veterans and the Fallen.

At 11:00, there will be a Wreath Laying ceremony with military honours at the Soldiers and Sailors  Memorial Arch in Bushnell Park on Trinity St.

At 12:00, there will be a Veterans procession from the corner of Elm and Trinity in Bushnell Park, down Trinity and back up through the Memorial Arch to Elm.

At 1:00, there will be a Veterans Day open house at the historic First Company Governors Foot Guard Armory on High St. Events include tours of the historic armory and its military museum, a ceremonial presentation of the Colours, and a military band concert. Light refreshments to follow. GFG Armory,159 High St., Hartford Conn.

Wear Your UHart finest and please pass this along to all our Veterans, families, friends and supporters.

For Further Information contact C.L. OX Gara : oxgara@aol.com