Veterans Appreciation Day at FDR site Nov. 5
The 11th Annual Dutchess County Veterans Appreciation Day will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Henry A. Wallace Center at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Home in Hyde Park.
The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., with the Medal Presentation Ceremony beginning at noon.
At the event, there will be representatives from various county, federal, and state governments to provide information about programs and services for veterans, including presentations regarding home financing programs and health insurance options.
Dutchess County Clerk Brad Kendall will issue “Return the FAVOR (Find and Assist Veteran of Record)” discount cards, which entitle veterans to discounts at more than 200 businesses throughout the county. Veterans interested in obtaining a card should bring a copy of their separation papers and photo ID card.