Town of Reading to Host Veterans Day Breakfast
Each year on November 11 the Town of Reading gathers to honor its veterans. This year the Town of Reading’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony will include a complimentary breakfast being organized by the Reading Community Services Department. Veterans, their families, friends and neighbors are invited to attend the First Annual Veterans Day Breakfast to be held on Veterans Day, November 11, 2012 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am at the Reading Senior Center. Following breakfast we will proceed to the Reading Common for the traditional Veterans Day Services.
The Ceremony begins promptly at 11:00 am with the National Anthem performed by the Reading Memorial High School Small Ensemble. Speakers for the event include Retired Naval Chaplin, Father Stephen Rock; Veterans’ Service Officer, Frank Driscoll; Rear Admiral Raymond Couture and students from Joshua Eaton School as well as Reading Boy Scouts.
Staff from the Reading Community Services Department, including The Veterans Service Officer Frank Driscoll and Elder /Human Services Administrator Jane Burns, coordinated the breakfast. The event is being sponsored by: Senator Katherine Clark, Representative Brad Jones, Representative Jim Dwyer and Family, Calareso’s Farmstand and Garden Center, Market Basket, Wingate at Reading, The Reading Lion’s Club, Reading Council on Aging, Sanborn Place Home Care and Day Services, the American Legion and the Reading Fire Fighters Union.
The Reading Senior Center is located at 49 Pleasant Street, Reading, MA 01867. Van transportation is available to seniors by calling the Sr. Center at (781) 942-6794.