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PHOTO — The brick Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park. (City Photo/Michael P. Walsh, File)
WEST HAVEN, March 2, 2020 — Members of the West Haven Veterans Council and city officials will dedicate the 13th phase of the brick Veterans Walk of Honor at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 23, in Bradley Point Park.
All veterans are invited to participate in the seaside ceremony, which will feature opening and closing prayers, a presentation of the colors and taps, as well as remarks from Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and Veterans Council President Dave Ricci.
In November 2006, the council began the first of 13 campaigns selling bricks to memorialize veterans on the 100-yard Walk of Honor between the William A. Soderman and Vietnam Veterans memorials.
The bricks, which cost $75, have charcoal lettering for personalized messages.
More than 2,700 bricks have been installed so far, including 51 for the 12th phase, which was dedicated May 25, 2019.
Download a Brick Application.
Applications, due Monday, March 16, are also available in the mayor’s office at City Hall, 355 Main St. For details, call 203-937-3510.
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— MICHAEL P. WALSH, Public Relations Information Coordinator