Hempstead Veterans

Hempstead Village appreciates her veterans


The Ninth Annual Veterans Day Luncheon took place on Thursday, November 18, at noon in the Kennedy Park auditorium.

Officials present were State Senator Kevin Thomas, Mayor Waylyn Hobbs, Jr., Deputy Mayor Jeffery Daniels, and Trustees Clarion Griffith and Kevin Boone.

Members of the American Bombshells wowed the crowd of veterans, friends, and relatives with their distinctive Anderson Sisters-style renditions of popular songs. The Bombshells are the performing arm of American Patriotic Services, a support organization for members and family of active military, military veterans, and first responders.

The two-hour occasion included Veteran Appreciation Awards given to Donna Hobbs (wife of Mayor Waylyn Hobbs, Jr.) and Carlos Ortega