Ceremony to be held at Gold Star Mother Memorial at Van Der Donck Park Sunday, September 30 at 10AM
The Yonkers Department of Veteran Services will honor the mothers of fallen military service men and women Sunday, September 30 at 10AM at the Gold Star Mothers Memorial at Van Der Donck Park.
The ceremony is an opportunity to recognize the women in Yonkers whose child died in combat while defending the U.S. The mothers honor the memory and sacrifice of their child by supporting their country, assisting veterans and helping fellow Gold Star Mothers. Gold Star Mother’s Day has been nationally recognized since 1936.
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Who: Mayor Mike Spano
Yonkers City Council
Lou Navarro, Director of Department of Veteran Services
Hope Hollinsworth-Coaxum, President of Gold Star Mother Yonkers Chapter
What: Gold Star Mothers Ceremony
When: Sunday, September 30
Where: Gold Star Mothers Memorial
Van Der Donck Park at Larkin Plaza (Buena Vista Ave)