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Posted on: November 4, 2022

[ARCHIVED] November 11th: Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony
Friday, November 11th, 2022
Veterans Monument in front of Hamden Middle School

Hamden – The Town of Hamden and Hamden’s Veterans Commission cordially invites residents to this year’s Veterans Day Ceremony to join Town Officials on Friday, November 11th, 2022 at 11 A.M. at the Veterans Monument in front of the Hamden Middle School, located at 2623 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518.

Veterans’ organizations will lay wreaths at the Veterans Monument and Hamden Public School students will attend and participate in this year’s ceremony. We will recognize the 240th Anniversary of the Purple Heart Foundation, with guest speaker Daniel Eddinger, Major, USA Retired. A special message honoring Hamden’s designation as a Purple Heart City will be read by Mayor Lauren Garrett. The Hamden Police and Fire Departments will provide the Honor Guard for the ceremony.

All Hamden Public Schools will be honoring veterans throughout the day with lessons and assemblies.

The Town and Hamden’s Veterans Commission look forward to a great attendance as we honor the heroes who have undertaken truly profound personal sacrifices in order to preserve the rights and freedoms of our great nation. Please join us as we show our gratitude towards each veteran whose service gave us the freedoms we hold and enjoy every day.

For further information, please contact Deputy Chief of Staff, Alexa M. Panayotakis, at (203) 287-7100 or by email at

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