May 29, 2017, 7:30 pmThis performance capstones Memorial Week with a musical performance that illustrates the true meaning of Memorial Day, and provides a...
About the Event
LocationSomerville High School Auditorium
81 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143
The 2017 Heroes Salute will honor eight Somerville residents who have served our country and contributed to the overall fabric of our community. The 2017 honorees are:
- Ernest Bosia (Killed in Action, WWII) – Hero Square Dedication
- Daniel Duffy (Killed in Action, Vietnam) – Hero Square Dedication
- James Marques (Purple Heart Recipient, Korea) – Hero Square Dedication
- Hugh McQuade (Purple Heart Recipient, WWI) – Hero Square Dedication
This year, the creation of a “Greatest Generation Hall of Fame” will honor Veterans for WWII service and their commitment to the City of Somerville by returning after military service. 2017 inductees are:
- Lawrence Bolt
- William Duffy
- Alfred Soccorsso
Finally, the 2017 Salute will honor Mayor Emeritus Eugene C. Brune, with a “Profile in Courage” Lifetime Achievement Award.
Other "Memorial Week" 2017 Celebrations
Learn more about the 2017 "Memorial Week" Celebrations, including the Veterans' Memorial Parade happening ONE WEEK EARLIER than previous years.
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