This is a heartfelt thank you from Commander Glen J. Flora of the Joyce-Herbert V.F.W. Post 226 to our grammar school students of the Bayonne community schools, All Saints Catholic Academy, Cub Scout Pack No. 25, and members of the community. It is with great pleasure that I reach out to thank each and every student, teacher, parent, family and community member, and friends, for their support in our “Never Forget” Veterans’ Museum education lecture and tour since its inception in 2007.
Thank you to All Saints Catholic Academy, John M. Bailey School, Dr. Walter F. Robinson School, Lincoln Community School, Midtown Community School, Nicholas Oresko School, Mary J. Donohoe School, Philip G. Vroom School, Henry E. Harris School, Washington Community School, Woodrow Wilson School, Cub Scout Pack No. 25, and students from Dover, Camden, Newark, and Paterson New Jersery schools.
Thank you to the following for making our program a success: Commander and Founder Glen J. Flora, Curator Joseph Kennedy, speakers Herman Shanker, former mayor Richard Rutkowski, district three V.F.W. Commander Ralph Corno, V.F.W. Post Commander Tony Goodson, Frank Perrucci, Chuck Gallagher, Louis Giovanni, and Dr. Major Jack Smith; Frank Murphy, Patrick McCall, Mark Giannullo, Stephen Shanker, and Jackie George Esq. We would like to extend our gratitude and appreciation for the donations, thank you letters and arm bands for troops from Bailey School eighth graders, and for personal letters and posters created by the students.
Thank you for supporting V.F.W. Post 226.
GLEN J. FLORA