2002-09-25 / Seniors

Katz Joins Vietnam Vets’ Office Opening

Queens Chapter No. 32 of the Vietnam Veterans of America is opening its first headquarters at 88-61 76th Ave., Glendale, on Saturday, September 28. City Councilmember Melinda Katz will be on hand to participate in the ceremonies by singing the national anthem.

As part of the event, the American and POW/MIA flags will be raised on a new flagpole, which will also be dedicated. Katz (D–Forest Hills), who contributed to the purchase of the flagpole, paid tribute to "a great group of men," saying, "They have shown dedication and patriotism and are truly deserving of this exciting new facility." Katz has participated with the veterans organization in the past at such events as National Night Out Against Crime.

Councilmember Melinda Katz will help the Queens Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America celebrate the opening of their first headquarters at a ceremony on September 28.

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