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THANK YOU to ALL the men and women who served our country and defended our liberty.
Join us this Monday to HONOR the memory of those that did not return.
Memorial Day Parade
Parade will begin at 9 a.m. at Saugatuck Elementary School and will travel up Riverside Avenue, over the Post Road and on to Town Hall. There will be coffee and doughnuts available at the starting point of the parade from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. which will be provided by the Westport Kiwanis Club. Following the parade, a community memorial service will be on Veterans Green.
"Honoring Veterans Now and Forever"
Joseph H. Schachter, served as the 2016 Memorial Day Grand Marshal. A World War II United States Navy veteran, citing his dedicated service to both the military and his hometown as reasons for his selection. A commissioned Navy Officer, Schachter served in the Pacific aboard the Wilkes Barre in Japan's Tokyo Bay and China's upper Yellow Sea. Upon graduating from Trinity College in Hartford, he spent 30 years in the advertising field at the J.Walter Thompson advertising agency, before founding concrete Flotation Systems, a Norwalk based company that produced floating docks of marine grade concrete.