Flag Day Ceremony
The following correspondence is from the Covanta Hempstead Company concerning a Flag Day Ceremony on June 14, 2018 at their facility.
Note: A barbecue will follow the Ceremony. The letter was dated May 10, 2018
Covanta Hempstead Company
600 Merchants Concourse
Westbury, NY 11590
Dear Veteran Organization,
As part of our commitment and gratitude to those who served our country in defense of our flag, Covanta, owner and operator of the Hempstead Resource Recovery Facility is proud to invite you to a Flag Day Ceremony on June 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at our facility.
For the past several years, we have been working with veteran groups on developing a program for the respectful retirement and disposal of serviceable American flags. We are proud to announce an expansion of this program that will make it easier for groups to drop-off retired and serviceable flags for disposal year around in our new collection bin. Details for dropping off the flags are attached to this letter.
Salute to Veterans 2018
The following document is a letter from the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency to all County and Post Commanders.
2201 Hempstead Turnpike Building Q
East Meadow, NY 11554
To all County and Post Commanders:
On Saturday, August 4, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., we will be celebrating the 31th Anniversary of our Salute to Veterans at Eisenhower Park; parking field #6.
I am requesting all County Councils and Posts to participate in our Color Guard ceremony. Please limit all color guards to a maximum of (4) members and have them arrive by 6:00 p.m.
This year we will be dedicating the program to all military and veterans who have served in the Global War on Terrorism.
Veterans Summer Stand Down 2018
Services Provided: VA Benefits, Counseling, Support Services, Health Screenings, Legal Assistance, Clothes, Haircuts and Non-Perishable Foods and Free BBQ.
Location: Freeport Armory, 62 Babylon Turnpike, Freeport, New York 11520
When: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
For more information Please call the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency at 516-572-6565.
Courtesy of the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency
Veterans Appreciation Day Barbecue/Luncheon 2018
On Saturday, August 11, 2018, Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion, members will again host a luncheon/barbecue for a group of disabled Veterans from the Stony Brook and Northport Veterans Nursing Home. This event will take place from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. We are trying to get donations from local merchants and banks in our area to support this event. Letters will be sent out to invite local area politicians and Nassau County America Legion officials to join in welcoming these Veterans from the Stony Brook and Northport Veterans Nursing Home. Post members, please take an active role in making this event a memorable one. Post members who want to participate in this event please gather at the Post at 11:00 a.m. Thank you.
Frank D. Pedagno, Veterans Appreciation Day Luncheon Chairman
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