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Memorial Day May 26,2019

I have been informed by Phil Furtado that the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Veteran National Cemetary in Bourne will take place on May 26, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. If you want to to get a good palce to park and position to see the parade and the Memorial Ceremony you should start to arrive around 11:30 A.M.. If you are going to line up for the parade please be there by noontime so that they can stat lining every one up that are going to march.

Invite to FLAGS & FLOWERS – St Mary’s Cemetery THURS MAY 23rd 08:00 – 12:30

Good Morning !!
One week from today, THURS MAY 23rd from 08:00 – 12:00 we will be honoring our fallen Veterans with Flags & Flowers at St Mary’s and Central Cemetery in Randolph.  Last year, we had a great turnout and I’d like to see us have another great year.We will have students from Randolph High and Middle Schools assisting us along with some Sailors from USS Constitution and our local Veterans.  
I invite all our Randolph Dept Heads, Town Councillors and staff to join us !!  We will assemble at 30 Seton Way, Randolph MA  between 08:00-08:30 for quick review of safety rules etc and then disperse across the cemeteries.
You can join us for an hour or two if you can only be there for a portion of our morning.
Robert O’Connor from St Mary’s Cemetery has arraigned for Zack’s Pizza at 11:30 for all and we should be wrapped up no later than 12:30 !!
 If you have questions or concerns, please give me a call or email me.

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Kevin J Cook – US Navy (Ret.)Director of Veterans ServicesShared Services District of Randolph & MiltonCell 617-251-7767

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ANNUAL VETERANS FISHING DERBY Sponsored by Post 208 Hudson

4 January 2019

Post 208 Hudson Annual Veterans Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, June 1st 2019 at the Riverside Gun Club 16 Wilkins St. Hudson, MA 01749.  We provide veterans a day of fishing for stocked trout to include tackle and bait, barbeque, soft drinks, desserts, and DJ music.  We are inviting all Veteran’s Hospitals and Soldier’s Homes within Massachusetts.

This is a wonderful event for Veterans as they love to be outside, are able to actively participate and are delighted to feast on barbequed food. 

Post 208 wishes to invite all VA Hospitals and all veterans to attend this worthy community event. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at 978.290.0278 or email

I hope that you will be able to come and join us in 2019. 


Joe Jacobs


                             AMVETS Post 208 Hudson

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AMVETS 73rd National Convention, Louisville, Kentucky August 20-24

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Americanism Meeting

Americanism Committee will meet at 12:30 P.M. Sunday, January 27, 2019 BEFORE the SEC meeting in Natick – Post 12.PLEASE acknowledgeLarry McNeill, Americanism Dept. Chairman

Spring NEC Meeting 2019 (March 12-17)

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