This Memorial Day, you can pay tribute to our fallen soldiers by attending a parade. See page 5 for a listing of area Memorial Parades and learn the story behind the cherished poppy.
A group of Connecticut Veterans will visit the WWII Monument in D.C. at the end of this month. “A lot of people talk about taking care of the ‘Greatest Generation,’ but what we aim to do is give them the greatest send-off that they deserve and call that their ‘Day of Honor,’” Chris Coutu, founder of this American Warrior program told the Resident.
Philip Worski, Norwich, is among the 100 vets who made the maiden voyage in 2007. Find out what Phil says about the trip on page 9 and if you can help out with some of the trip expenses, go to www.americanwarrior.us.
You can’t help but catch some community spirit when you meet the Nagels of Gales Ferry on page 4. And, if you missed the 9th annual Taste of the Lymes, you can get the scoop from Resident reporters, Tony Schillaci and Don Church also on 4.
Author and former Deep River resident LeeAnne Wright puts her journalism skills to work again by publishing A Slimmer You: 93 Juicy Weight-Loss Nuggets for Smart Women. Our Roger Zotti tells us on page 15 that LeeAnn’s latest effort is designed to promote healthy eating and healthy living.
The Resident congratulates Angela Arnold again for being the 59th Citizen of the Year! It was a first-class celebration…all the way on page 7.
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