Press Release from Old Saybrook First Selectman Carl P. Fortuna, Jr.
On Monday, December 9, 2019, the Town of Old Saybrook held a ceremony at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center to honor Vietnam Veterans.
Attending were Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Joe Denao from the Department of Veterans Affairs, State Senators Paul Formica and Norm Needleman, State Representative Devin Carney and First Selectman Carl P. Fortuna, Jr.
Over 40 Vietnam veterans were honored. In total, there were well over 100 people in the audience including family members and members of the public. It was a special evening, and one that will be remembered for years by all who attended. The enclosed link will take you to pictures from the celebration of service.
A special thank you to Brett Elliott at The Kate, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Chris Listorti and the Goodwin School Welcome Choir. And of course, thank you to our veterans!