ARCHIVE – 2017 Vietnam Veterans Day
Our annual event honors those who served in Vietnam, remembers those who made the ultimate sacrifice, and carries on the legacy of our Vietnam veterans by offering services and information to veterans of all eras.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
LOWER MANHATTAN (See below)
9:00 – 11:00am | READING OF NAMES OF THE FALLEN
Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, Seton Shrine 7 State Street, New York, NY 10004
Reading of the names of the 1,741 New Yorkers who lost their lives in the Vietnam War, as well as those who died in Iraq, Afghanistan and other post-9/11 operations.
11:30am – 12:30pm | WREATH LAYING CEREMONY
Vietnam Veterans Plaza • 55 Water Street, New York, NY 10041
Wreath laying at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall, with tribute to Gold Star Families. Featuring NY City and State proclamations, speakers, musical performances, and salute from our Post 9-11 veterans.
12pm – 4:00pm | VETERANS RESOURCE EXPO
Lobby Promenade • 55 Water Street • New York, NY 10041
FOR ALL VETERANS! Younger veterans will have access to groups providing help with benefits, educational opportunities, jobs, and other useful resources. Vietnam-era and older generations will learn about opportunities to upgrade their benefits (or to apply for new benefits) that reflect their changing needs as they age. BOOTHS AVAILABLE
RAIN OR SHINE; PLEASE RSVP
SHARE YOUR MESSAGE/SUPPORT OUR WORK!
Sponsorship: Download the sponsorship packet, or contact Kelly Bryan at firstname.lastname@example.org | 212.693.1476.
Booth/table: A limited number of exhibitor spaces for the afternoon Expo are available. Contact Kelly Bryan at kbryanuwvc.org | 212.693.1476.
Newspaper Ad: We are excited to Partner with Community Newspaper Group (CNG) and Downtown Express on a special Vietnam Veterans Day insert (25,000 copies distributed). Download advertising information. (COMING MON AFTERNOON)
Volunteer: Click here for more information on volunteer opportunities!