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Veterans Day in Foxborough: Schedule of Events

Foxborough's Veterans Day Program will take place at Foxborough High School on Friday Nov. 11 at 11:00 AM.

Foxborough's Veterans Day Program will take place at Foxborough High School on Friday Nov. 11 at 11:00 AM. The Veterans Day event will feature Foxborough Town Manager Kevin Paicos as the main speaker, the Serenading Seniors, awards and more. The Doolittle will provide refreshments after the event.

On Nov. 12 at 9:00 AM the Legion will be making up the "Boxes for our Troops." The Legion is still in need of diposable razors, toothbrushes, baby wipes, sports magazines and non-perishable foods (beef jerkey, instant soups, instant coffee, instant oatmeal, breakfast bars, etc.) Drop off any donations at the Legion Lounge from noon to 8:00 PM.  Cash donation for postage are also welcomed.

Schedule of events for Foxborough's Veterans Day Program:

Welcome - James Finn, Master of Ceremonies

Invocation - Rev. William Dudley, Union Church, South Foxborough

Advance the Colors - Combined Color Guards, Lawrence W. Foster Post 93, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2626

Salute to the Flag - Jack Authelet, Historian, Town of Foxborough         

All Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts are requested to come forward to help lead the Pledge of Allegiance

Please remain standing for the National Anthem

The National Anthem - The Serenading Seniors

Greetings from Town of Foxborough - Larry Harrington, Chair Board of Selectman

Veterans’ Day Proclamation - State Representative F. Jay Barrows

Introduction of Veteran Services - Bob Siteman 

Advisory Committee Members (VSAC) - Chair VSAC

Student Speaker - Breanna Connelly, Foxborough High School

Patriotic Medley - The Serenading Seniors

Presentation of Certificates & Awards - Bob Siteman, Mike Johns, Josephine Miller, Joe Bykowski

Student Speaker - Shannon Suess, Foxborough High School        

Lawrence W. Foster, Post 93 - Sr. Vice Commander Dan Sullivan 

Veterans of Foreign War Post 2626 - Commander Warren Wright

A Tribute to the Armed Forces - The Serenading Seniors

Keynote Speaker - Kevin Paicos, Town Manager, Town of Foxborough

Reflection/Benediction - Pastor Art Stratton, 1st Baptist Church, Foxborough

Refreshments in School Cafeteria -  Supplied by the Doolittle Home

Conclusion:

Never

did they stand so brave

as when they had

so much to fear…

Never

did they give so freely

as when they had

so much to lose…

We must never forget!

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