Veteran's Day Observance: November 11 @Galvin

Join us as we observe Veterans Day on Sunday, November 11, 2018. A special event will take place in Galvin Middle School's Veterans Auditorium at 11 a.m. 

Below is the schedule of events:

  • Bells of Peace: A World War One Remembrance
  • Welcome and Ceremony Opening: Jay Pinette, Chairman, Wakefield Veterans Advisory Board
  • Posting of the Colors: Wakefield Boy Scouts Troop 701 and American Legion Commander Thomas Collins    
  • Pledge of Allegiance: Commander Thomas Collins 
  • National Anthem: Wakefield Memorial High School Chamber Singers under the direction of Ms. Ana Morel
  • Invocation: Rabbi Gregory Hersh, Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield
  • Welcome Remarks: Wakefield Town Council Chairman Peter May
  • We are the Voice: Wakefield Memorial High School Chamber Singers under the direction of Ms. Ana Morel
  • Armed Forces – the Pride of America: Wakefield High School Wind Ensemble under the direction of Mr. Thomas Bankert
  • In Flanders Field and Battle Hymn of the Republic: Wakefield Choral Society, under the direction of Kaitlin Donovan, accompanied by Mr. Joe Beninati 
  • Keynote Address: Mr. Hector Erinna, U.S. Navy Veteran, Wakefield Veterans’ Service Officer
  • Wakefield Walk of Remembrance/Pavers and Moment of Silence in Memory of our Fallen Veterans
  • World War I Purple Heart Presentation: VSO Hector Erinna
  • Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal Presentation: VSO Hector Erinna and Wakefield Girl Scouts
  • Closing Prayer: Rabbi Gregory Hersh
  • Colors will be retired by the Wakefield Boy Scouts
  • Closing remarks and Close of Ceremony: Jay Pinette
  • Collation in Galvin Middle School Cafeteria