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Town of Halfmoon New York State Yellow Ribbon Day

April 9 @ 11:00 am

HALFMOON, NY – The Town of Halfmoon proudly announced that its annual Yellow Ribbon Day celebration will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial located at 162 Route 236, Halfmoon, NY. Halfmoon’s Yellow Ribbon Day ceremony coincides with New York State’s Yellow Ribbon Day celebration.

This special event, dedicated to remembering the men and women of America’s armed forces, will feature Keynote Speaker Lieutenant Colonel Shawn L. Tabankin, Deputy Operations Officer for the New York Army National Guard. The Town of Halfmoon and Carol Pingelski Hotaling, known as the “Yellow Ribbon Lady” for her steadfast commitment to observing Yellow Ribbon Day, are honored to host this year’s patriotic gathering again.

Halfmoon Town Supervisor Kevin Tollisen stated, “Yellow Ribbon Day is a poignant reminder of the incredible sacrifices made by our courageous service members. We gather not only to honor their commitment but also to show our unwavering support through community action. I encourage everyone in Halfmoon to join us in this meaningful tribute.”

Along with the ceremony, the Town of Halfmoon is accepting donations for NY 2 Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. The collected items will contribute to Freedom Boxes, specialized care packages sent to America’s deployed troops. The public is encouraged to donate items such as microwave macaroni and cheese cups, snack packages of cookies and crackers, hard candy, beef jerky, granola bars, Rice Krispie Treats, trail mix, and hygiene products, including deodorant, razors, body wash, travel size shampoo, Q-tips, toothpaste, and toothbrushes. For donation inquiries, please contact Blue Star Mother Donna Abare at [email protected].

The Town of Halfmoon is committed to remembering and honoring the brave men and women of our nation’s military deployed around the globe.

For more details on the Town of Halfmoon’s announcement of its New York State Yellow Ribbon Day Ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at 11 a.m. at the Halfmoon Veterans Memorial, contact Halfmoon Town Supervisor Kevin Tollisen’s Office at (518) 371-7410, ext. 2200.


April 9
11:00 am
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