Tag: Veterans Committee

Town offers full schedule for Veterans Day

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Throughout the town of Southington, community organizations will spend time on Monday, Nov. 11, honoring the men and women who have dedicated their lives to protecting our nation. The American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 will…

Happy birthday…to local veterans

Brody Battaglia and Brodin Lord presented an array of personal items to the Southington Veterans Committee office to be donated to needy veterans. The 8-year-olds celebrated birthdays in May, and they requested money instead of gifts to be donated to…

Veterans committee to honor Vietnam vets

The town of Southington veterans committee announced it will host a Vietnam era veterans commemoration recognition ceremony on June 15 at 2 p.m. at Mary Our Queen Church, 248 Savage St., Plantsville. The commemoration will recognize all veterans, and their…

Commentary: Don’t take ‘no’ for an answer

The Southington Veterans Committee has been assisting veterans and their families by directing them to various state, federal and local resources that are available to them. We assist in directing veterans that suffer post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) or traumatic brain…

Residents honor local veterans

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Southington residents young and old participated in an array of Veterans Day commemorations across the town. Veterans Day 2018 was a unique celebration, marking 100 years after the end of World War I. “One hundred…