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WWII Wives, Mothers, Veterans Honored

Filed under: General Interest by Deb Cleveland at 4:27 pm on September 15, 2005

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham Veterans Council presents Remembrance/ Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Formal Surrender Ending WW II and Gold Star Wives /Mothers Day on Sunday September 25, 2005 at 2p.m. at The Restored WW II / Korea Cushing Memorial Chapel, 60 Dudley Rd., Framingham.

All WW II Veterans and Gold Star Wives/ Mothers are honored as special guests. Brief interviews with them will be the main focus from their benches in the one hour ceremony. A collation will follow at nearby Keefe Technical School. The Framingham Veterans Council takes pride in their reputation of presenting a well planned event and your presence would be welcomed!

Mal Schulze, President: (508) 788-5125

Tom Davitt, Framingham Veterans Agent: (508) 620-4842

Nick Paganella, Chairman: (508) 872- 5895

email antrim@rcn.com for directions

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Framingham Memorial Day Services

Filed under: General Interest by Deb Cleveland at 6:28 pm on May 28, 2005

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Town of Framingham, Framingham Veteran's Council has announced the following schedule of events for Memorial Day 2005;

Memorial Day Services Schedule - Monday May 30, 2005

7:30 A.M. Assemble - Rear of Memorial Building

8:00 A.M.. Leave by car/bus

8:15 A.M. St. Tarcisius Cemetery, Winthrop Street

8:35 A.M. Cushing Memorial Chapel (Veteran Council Presentation)

8:40 A.M 9-11 Memorial (Veterans' Council Presentation)

8:50 A.M. Old Burial Ground, Main Street (VFW Post #10313)

9:00 A.M. Edgell Grove Cemetery, Grove Street (JWV Post #157)

9:15A.M. St. Stephen's Cemetery, Fenwick Street (American Legion Post #256)

9:30A.M. St. George's Cemetery, Cherry Street (VFW #929)

9:45A.M. Edward's Cemetery, Edwards Street (American Legion Post #74)

10:00 A.M. Coffee Break, Edwards Church

10:30 A.M. Athenaeum Hall (Veterans Council Presentation)

10:45 A.M. Veterans' Park, Concord Street (V.V.A.)

At each location the service will include:

  • Prayer by Unit Chaplain
  • Placing of Wreath
  • Salute to the Deceased (Firing Squad/Taps)
  • Parade Marshall in-Charge

11:00 A.M. SERVICES AT THE MEMORIAL BUILDING

Veterans' Service Officer: Tom Davitt

Program Chairman: Mal Schulze, President, Veterans' Council

Presentation of Colours: Framingham Veterans' Council

National Anthem: Mary Beth Freeman

Invocation: Rev Debbie Clark, Edwards Church

Greetings: Board of Selectmen

Greetings: State Senator: Karen Spilka

State Representative: Thomas Sanacandro State Representative: Debby Blumer

Dedication Service: Formal Dedication of Rotunda

Ribbon Cutting/Floral Presentation

Guest Speaker: Capt Mark Spear, US Army Recruiting Center

Salute: Placing of the wreath in Rotunda

Benediction: Rev Debbie Clark, Edwards Church

Retirement of colours: Framingham Veterans' Council

Officer of the Day: Abbey Anderson

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