East Hartford Veterans’ Commission Invites You to Place Flags in Recognition of Memorial Day

Veterans Commission Needs Volunteers flagplacing

East Hartford, CT—The East Hartford Veterans Commission would like to extend an open invitation to join members in a memorable experience to honor our Veterans by placing an American flag at the Veterans’ headstones for Memorial Day.

  • What: Flag placing ceremony.
  • When: Saturday, May 23rd 2020 at 8:00 A.M.              
  • Where: Hillside Cemetery.

“Recognizing the sacrifices of East Hartford’s sons and daughters is an important time-honored tradition within our community,” said John P. Lawlor Jr., East Hartford Public Works Director and Brigadier General USA. “This is even more true during these uncertain times. Please join me and the members of the Veterans’ Commission as we remember the service and sacrifice of our fallen service members.”

We welcome all volunteers who want to honor our fallen Veterans. Volunteers are encouraged to bring a long screwdriver. Additionally, volunteers are required to wear a face mask. Your participation is highly appreciated. The event is rain or shine, please dress appropriately.                   
For additional information contact: John Cook, Veterans Commission at 860-212-9966 or John Lawlor at 860-291-7361.