Mayor Spano to present WWII & Korean War Veterans with Distinguished Service Medals and Certificates
Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano will welcome a group of three War Veterans to Yonkers City Hall on Wednesday, May 16 at 11:00 AM to present Distinguished Service medals and certificates honoring their service, sacrifice and bravery.
The group will be participating in the Hudson Valley Honor Flight, an all-expense paid day-long trip to the Washington, D.C. memorials, departing from Westchester County Airport on Saturday, May 19 at 6:30 AM. There will be a Welcome Home Rally for the Veterans at 7:45 PM that evening when they return.
The Hudson Valley Honor Flight occurs several times a year from Westchester County Airport and is a local hub of the National Honor Flight Network. Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) is a 501c3 non-profit organization that transports Veterans to visit their Washington, D.C. memorials at no cost to them.
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Who: Mike Spano, Mayor of the City of Yonkers
Lou Navarro, Office of Veteran Services, Yonkers
World War II & Korean War Veterans
What: Presentation of Distinguished Service medals and certificates
Where: Yonkers City Hall
Mayor’s Reception Room, 2nd Floor
40 South Broadway
When: Wednesday, May 16, 11:00 AM