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Posted on: November 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Veterans Day in Amherst

American flag on pole blowing in the wind

Town offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day and will reopen on Friday, November 12th. There will be a Veterans Day program on Thursday at 11:00 am at the large flag pole on the North Common.

Amherst Veterans Day Program on November 11, 2021 at 11:00 AM - North Common Flag Pole

  • Call to Order:  11:00 A.M. American Legion    
  • InvocationAnita Morris Captain, Chaplain USAF Retired and Rev. All My God Ministries
  • Pledge of AllegianceCommander from American Legion and VFW
  • National AnthemMembers of the Chorale and Hurricane Singers from Amherst/Pelham Regional School
  • Welcoming from Town Manager Paul Bockelman
  • Remarks from the Town Council: Town Council President Lynn Griesemer
  • Words from the StatehouseMindy Domb, State Representative, Third Hampshire District
  • Guest Speaker: Victor A. Nunez-Ortiz, MS, BA Administrative Officer of the Day, VA Central Western Mass HCS and Amherst Resident
  • Veterans’ Services Local UpdateSteven Connor, Director
  • Benediction                     

The Amherst Senior Center is also coordinating deliveries to area veterans on Thursday, November 11th. 

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