Friday, November 11, 2011
Veterans, families and supporters attended today's Veterans Day Breakfast.
Canton came together on Veterans Day to honor those who serve and have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. At the American Legion Post's Veterans Day Breakfast, over 100 folks came out to support the vets and enjoy some pancakes, bacon and eggs. The annual breakfast, held at Canton's American Legion Post #24, is put on by the Veterans Department and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Veterans of all ages, family members and supporters attended today's event, which raised money for the town's Veterans Fund. "It's a small way, but a way to honor the veterans," June Teague, the Ladies Auxiliary secretary and treasurer, said. Teague said her father, brother, and two sons are all veterans and the event was a nice way to pay tribute to their …
Here is what is happening in and around Canton today.
1. Today is Veterans Day. There is no school today for Canton Public Schools. 2. Honor the Veterans in your life today. Add a photo, submit a story or say thank you on Canton Patch's online tribute. 3. State, county and municipal offices, including Town Hall, are closed today for the federal holiday. 4. Attend the American Legion Post's Veterans Day Breakfast from 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. today. Tickets are $6. 5. Cheer on the Bulldogs today! The girls soccer team is playing Medfield in the South Sectional Semi-Final at 12:00 p.m. at Bridgewater-Raynham High School. The boys soccer team is playing Hopkinton at 2:00 p.m., also at Bridewater. Best of luck!
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Share a photo, or story, of the vets in your life on Canton Patch.
As Canton takes time on 11/11/11 to honor those who serve and have served our country, take a moment to thank the vets in your life. As many folks enjoy a day off from work, or school, others will attend services or an American Legion breakfast to honor the sacrifice the members of the armed forces have made. Here on Canton Patch, you can upload a photo of the veteran in your life. Friends and family, young and old–share a photo, a comment or a genuine note of thanks to the men and women who serve and have served. Feel free to add photos, stories or comments to this article below. Canton Patch wants to recognize veterans of all ages and wars. Thank you to all of our veterans, for your service and sacrifices!