3 Chambers to Honor Veterans at American Heritage Museum Virtual Event

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HUDSON – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce, together with the Worcester Regional and MetroWest Chambers of Commerce, announce the 2nd annual joint event to honor and celebrate our veterans on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. streamed from the American Heritage Museum in Hudso.

This unique event entitled: Tri-Salute to our Troops: Your History. Our Heritage will salute the nation’s veterans and features a trip through the United States’ conflicts via the Hudson-based museum’s collection.

Guests will explore the human impact of America’s fight to preserve freedom and learn how technological innovations have changed the lives of both military personnel and civilians.

President and CEO of the Marlborough Regional Chamber, Robert Schlacter said: “The challenges of 2020 make it more important than ever to honor the men and women who have served our military throughout America’s history. It is exciting to share this celebration with our Chamber partners and members for the second year, graciously hosted by the Collings Foundation from their stunning and fascinating museum.”

“We’re proud to partner with two Central Mass. Chambers to host this event that salutes our veterans and highlights a spectacular museum that pays tribute to their contributions and sacrifice. We hope that everyone gets a chance to see this display and learn about our nation’s past, explore and study our history, and most of all, remember and recognize those that served” said Timothy P. Murray President and CEO of the Worcester Chamber.

Jim Giammarinaro, President and CEO of the MetroWest Chamber said: “We are very pleased to join our Chamber partners in recognizing the men and women who have served our country. Their brave and selfless acts have provided us with the freedom we enjoy today. The museum is beautiful and the perfect destination for anyone who want to know more about our nation’s heroes.”

A rare and exceptional display of military technology, the museum begins with the Revolutionary War taking visitors through a history of battles to the War on Terror. An honor guard will present a special salute followed by a program featuring prominent retired military, state and local officials and recognition of veterans.

A portion of Worcester and MetroWest proceeds will benefit Veterans Inc. with and Sweats for Vets benefitting from Marlborough’s proceeds.

Admission for the event is free for all veterans and active duty personnel.

To register, veterans should call their respective Chamber office directly at:
MetroWest: 508-879-5600
Worcester: 508-753-2924

The cost to attend for non-veterans and others is $20 for Chamber members, and $30 for non-Chamber members.

All Chamber members should register online with their respective Chamber.


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