Veterans Day Observations

Statewide:

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Community Observances in Dutchess County

Amenia:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM  
Location: Fountain Square at the intersection of Route 22 & 343/44
Hosted by: VFW Post #5444, and Town Officials
Point of Contact: Vicki Doyle @ 845-489-7826

Beacon:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM  
Location: Memorial Building, 413 Main St., Beacon 
Hosted by: VFW Post # 666
Guest Speaker: Lt. Colonel Caroline Pogge
Point of Contact: Harold Delamater @ 845-337-6509 or 845-297-8865

Castle Point VA Hospital:
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
Location: Castle Point Campus, Multi-Purpose Room #100 
Point of Contact:  Yvette Rodriguez @ 845-831-2000 ext. 5135

East Fishkill:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Field of Flags display at McHoul’s Funeral Home
Hosted by: American Legion Manny Beacon Post #1758 
Point of Contact: Jim Reynolds @ 845-221-7273

East Fishkill:
Friday, November 09, 2018 @ 7:15 AM
Location: John Jay High School, 2012 NY Route 52, Hopewell Jct.
Hosted by: John Jay High School and American Legion Post 1758
Point of Contact: Jim Reynolds @ 845-221-7273

East Fishkill/Wappinger:
Friday, November 09, 2018 @ 9:15 AM
Location: Roy C. Ketcham High School, 99 Myers Corners Rd, Wappingers Falls
Hosted by: Roy C. Ketcham High School and American Legion Post 1758
Point of Contact: Jim Reynolds @ 845-221-7273

Town of Fishkill:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
Location: Town of Fishkill War Veterans Park
Hosted by: Town of Fishkill
Point of Contact: Robert P. LaColla @ 845-831-7800 

Town of Fishkill:
Monday, November 12, 2018 @ 11:00 AM  
Location: All Sport, 17 Old Main, St, Fishkill 
Hosted by: All Sport Health and Fitness 
Point of Contact: Barbara Dell’Orso and Tim Winters @ 845-896-5678

Village of Fishkill: 
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM  
Location: Veterans Monument – corner of Main St & Broad St 
Hosted by: Village of Fishkill 
Point of Contact: Angela Arasim, Village Clerk @ 845-897-4430 

Hyde Park:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 10:45 AM
Location: Veterans’ Memorial, 4383 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park
Hosted by: Hyde Park American Legion Post #1303
Guest Speaker: Congressman John Faso
Point of Contact: Michael Athanas @ 845-233-5999

Hyde Park:
November 16, 2018 @ 5:30-8:30 PM
November 17, 2018 @ 10AM-8:30PM
November 18, 2018 @ 10AM-4PM
Ceremony/Reception Veteran Arts Showcase 
Location: FDR Presidential Library & Museum, Wallace Center 
Hosted by: VETFAMSA, Orange County NY Arts Council, FDR Presidential Library & Museum 
Point of Contact: George Laws @ 914-522-5518

LaGrange:
Friday, November 09, 2018 @ 7:30 AM 
Location: Union Vale Middle School, 1657 E. Noxon Rd, Lagrangeville 
Hosted by: Union Vale Middle School
Point of Contact: Principal Scott Wood @ 845-223-8624

Millbrook:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM
Location: Veterans’ Green in front of Millbrook Fire House
Hosted by: Millbrook VFW Post #9008
Point of Contact: Lonn Moore @ 845-392-4911

Millerton: 
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM  
Location: Veterans Park, at the intersection of Main Street and Dutchess Ave 
Hosted by: Millerton American Legion Post #178 
Point of Contact: Sean M. Klay @ 518-789-4755

Pine Plains:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM  
Location: Pine Plains Memorial Clock
Hosted by: Pine Plains VFW Post #5519 
Point of Contact: Robert Clinch @ 518-821-7450

City of Poughkeepsie:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 3:00 PM  
Location: City Hall, 3rd Floor
Hosted by: City of Poughkeepsie & Lafayette American Legion Post #37 
Point of Contact: Jacquemae Perrotta @ 845-452-5960

Town of Poughkeepsie:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM  
Location: Dutchess County War Memorial, Raymond Ave & Main Street 
Hosted by: Dutchess County Veterans’ Services
Point of Contact: Marc Coviello @ 845-486-2060

Red Hook:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, Albany Post Rd North
Hosted by: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7765
Point of Contact: Richard Wambach @ 845-417-5377

Red Hook:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
US Air Force Concert Band
Location: Bard’s Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Hosted by: Bard College
Point of Contact: Malia K. Du Mont @ 845-758-7800
Reservations required – http://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/usaf/

Rhinebeck:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM
New Flag Pole at Doughboy & Ceremony
Location: Rhinebeck Cemetery, corner of Route 9 South and Mill Road
Hosted by: Women’s Auxiliary & Montgomery American Legion Post #429
Point of Contact: Dennis McGuire @ 845-656-1839

Village of Tivoli: 
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM  
Location: Legion Post #524, 88 Broadway, Tivoli 
Hosted by: Harris Smith American Legion Post #524 
Point of Contact: Thomas Mabie @ 845-758-1330 or 845-417-4573 

Town of Wappinger:
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 1:00 PM  
Location: Town Hall, 20 Middlebush Road, Wappinger Falls 
Hosted by: Town of Wappinger Recreation Department 
Point of Contact: Jessica Fulton @ 845-297-0720 

Village of Wappingers Falls: 
Saturday, November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM 
Location: Major Joseph McDonald MIA/POW Park, East Main St., Wappingers Falls
Hosted by: J.M. Goring – WM. Hurtz American Legion Post #427 & VFW Post #5913 
Point of Contact: Raymond C. Chase Jr. @ 845-297-2943 or 845-297-6777

We are proud to honor the men and women who for generations have protected our nation and safeguarded our freedom. Their sacrifices have ensured we can enjoy the American way of life we hold dear to this day ... Attendance at such events is our way of ensuring the legacy of countless veterans perpetually endures.
— Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro

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