FRAMINGHAM – A handful of members of the Framingham Veterans Council attended today’s Memorial Day ceremony inside Nevins Hall at the Memorial Building.
Framingham Selectmen created the Veterans Council in 2013.
The purpose of the Council is to:
- Provide support to all Framingham Veterans and the Veterans Service Officer.
- Serve as a liaison between Framingham veterans and the Framingham Board of Selectmen and Town Manager.
- Promote the recognition and observance of all patriotic holidays to include, but not limited to: Memorial and Veterans’ Day.
- Foster an understanding and appreciation within the town of the achievements, contributions, and sacrifices veterans have made to the community, state, and nation.
Members of the Framingham Veterans Council are Eric Finn, Daniel Shuldman, Dawn Ross, Richard Constant, Nick Paganella, William Blumsack, and Gerald Blachette.
Framingham Veterans Agent Peter Harvell serves as an ex-officio member. Tobias Conn is Framingham State’s representative and Marie Habs is MassBay Community College’s representative.
Pictured in the photo is Blumsack, Ross, Finn and Blanchette. Paganella was also in attendance yesterday but was videotaping the ceremony.