Military veterans, young and old, are invited to join hosts Sam & Judy Lorusso, Bob & Val Zammito, Bill & Linda Zammer, and the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce, for a Veterans Day Complimentary Breakfast Buffet at the Coonamessett Inn, 311 Gifford Street, Falmouth. Doors will open at 8:00am and the “One Sitting” buffet begins at 8:30am, on Friday, November 11, 2016. This invitation is reserved and limited to veterans of the US military branches of service (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard) and a spouse or a personal assistant.
The event organizer and emcee will be Falmouth resident and Army veteran, Jay Zavala. The Falmouth Chorale Chamber Singers, under the direction of John Yankee and the 102nd Intelligence Wing Color Guard, Otis ANGB will participate. The invocation will be offered by Pastor Sieglinda Rogers, West Falmouth United Methodist Church. Special Guest Speaker will be US Congressman William (Bill) Keating, and the Keynote Speaker will be Captain Eric Bader, Executive Officer, USCG Air Station Cape Cod. Ed Lambert, radio host and personality for 95WXTK, will conduct on-air veteran interviews. Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank "Red Shirt Friday" volunteers will serve and assist.
After breakfast, veterans are encouraged to join other veterans and the community at the Veterans Memorial Walkway in front of the Main Street Library, 300 Main Street, for the annual Veterans Day memorial ceremonies led by the Falmouth Veterans Services and Falmouth Veterans Council commencing at 11:00am.
For the purposes of establishing a guest head count and to ensure adequate service staffing, attending veterans are respectfully required to reserve their seating (RSVP) by emailing the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce at [email protected] or calling 508-548-8500 to place their name on the Veterans Attendee List by no later than 4:00pm, Tuesday, November 8, 2016.