News Release

November 6, 2014      

For Further Information Contact:
Nelson Eddy Rivera
(845) 486-2060
E-mail: nrivera@dutchessny.gov


2014 Veterans Day Events

Poughkeepsie...Veterans Day is Tuesday, November 11th. Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro and Division of Veterans’ Services Director Nelson Eddy Rivera, USN (Ret) encourage Dutchess County residents to celebrate local veterans by participating in one or more of the numerous Veterans Day events planned across the county.

Veterans Day is a national holiday intended to be a celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

The Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services reached out to local municipalities and community organizations and has compiled a listing of events taking place on or around Veterans Day. The event listing follows below with contact information provided for additional inquiries.

2014 Veterans Day Community Observances in Dutchess County

(Based on information provided by municipalities and community organizations.)

Listed by date, then alphabetically by municipality

Castle Point VA Hospital:

  • Friday, November 07, 2014 @ 2:00 PM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Castle Point Campus, Multi-Purpose Room #100
  • Point of Contact: Yvette Rodriguez @ 845-831-2000 ext. 5135

City of Poughkeepsie:

  • Sunday, November 09, 2014 @ 2:00 PM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Veteran’s Housing, 131 Hudson Ave, Lower Level
  • Hosted by:  City of Poughkeepsie & Lafayette American Legion Post #37
  • Point of Contact: Jacquemae Perrotta @ 845-452-5960

Town of Poughkeepsie:

  • Monday, November 10, 2014 @ 1:00 PM
  • Ceremony transferring care of Dutchess County War Memorial to Dutchess County Government
  • Location: American Legion Post 1302, 55 Overlook Road, Poughkeepsie
  • Point of Contact: William Gannon

Amenia:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 11:00 AM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Fountain Square at the intersection of Route 22 & 343/44
  • Hosted by: VFW Post #5444, Volunteer Firemen and Cub Scouts Pack #29
  • Point of Contact: Vicki Doyle @ 845-489-7826

Beacon:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 11:00 AM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: 413 Main Street, Beacon, NY in front of Memorial Building
  • Hosted by: VFW Post #666 
  • Point of Contact: Paul Blose 845-897-0072

Hyde Park:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 10:50 AM 
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Veterans’ Memorial, 4383 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park
  • Hosted by: Hyde Park American Legion Post #1303 
  • Point of Contact: Michael Athanas @ 845-229-5683 or Ralph Osterhoudt 845-229-7945

Millbrook:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 11:00 AM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Veterans’ Green, Front Street, Millbrook, NY
  • Hosted by:  Millbrook VFW Post #9008
  • Point of Contact: Lonn Moore, Commander @ 845-392-4911 

Poughkeepsie:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 6:30 PM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Manor at Woodside, Academy Street
  • Lafayette American Legion Post #37 
  • Point of Contact: Jacquemae Perrotta @ 845-452-5960

Red Hook:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Memorial Park, North Broadway
  • Hosted by: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7765 
  • Point of Contact: William Moore @ 845-758-8175

Rhinebeck:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 11:00 AM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Rhinebeck Cemetery, corner of Route 9 South and Mill Road
  • Hosted by: Women’s Auxiliary & Montgomery American Legion Post #429
  • Point of Contact: Wayne Rifenburgh @ 914-474-6161

Town of Wappinger:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 1:00 PM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Town Hall, 20 Middlebush Road, Wappingers Falls
  • Hosted by: Town of Wappinger 
  • Point of Contact: Jessica Fulton @ 845-297-3670

Village of Fishkill:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 11:00 AM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Veterans Monument – corner of Main St & Broad St
  • Hosted by: VFW Post #1286 assisted by Village of Fishkill 
  • Point of Contact: Angela Arasium, Village Clerk @ 845-897-4430

Village of Tivoli:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 11:00 AM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Monument Hill
  • Hosted by: Harris Smith American Legion Post #524
  • Point of Contact: Commander Thomas Mabie @ 845-758-1330

Village of Wappingers Falls:

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 @ 1:00 PM
  • Ceremony
  • Location: Town Hall, 20 Middlebush Road, Wappingers Falls
  • Hosted by: Town of Wappinger 
  • Point of Contact: Jessica Fulton @ 845-297-3670

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