But first, the board took a time out to show their support for the Melrose Veterans Memory Project, purchasing tickets for the Spring Fling Fundraiser scheduled for this Sunday at 2 p.m. The event is hosted by the Melrose High School group that is hard at work researching, preserving and advocating for Melrose veteran history. Their dinner with feature chorus singers, a delicious meal and the day’s beneficiaries…representatives from NEADs and Dogs on Deployment. If you would like to attend, RSVP and find more information here.
Upcoming April Events Supported by the Veterans Advisory Board
Veteran Mobile Food Market
April 1, 2015 - Melrose Memorial Hall - 12 p.m.
Veterans and their families are eligible for fresh produce and food items when they sign up for a mobile delivery sponsored by the Greater Boston Food Bank. Call 781-979-4186 for more details.
Veteran Town Hall Meeting
April 21, 2015 - Elks Lodge Melrose - 7 p.m.
Discussions will include Memorial Day events and the selection of a site for the soon to be installed Melrose Korean War monument.
Veteran Food Drive
April 25, 2015 - Shaws Supermarket - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The semi-annual food drive invites local residents to donate food items for distribution at Melrose food pantries.