MIDDLE ISLAND, NY - On
September 27th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Gold Star families, local veteran's organizations, Middle Island Fire Department,Longwood School Board members, Lion's Club members, community members and local
elected officials at the Gold Star Families Recognition Ceremony at Bartlett Pond Park hosted by the Middle Island Civic Association and theLongwood Alliance.
Thank you to the Longwood Alliance and the Middle Island said Legislator Anker.
Civic Association for continuing to organize this important event,
This event allows us to recognize and show our gratitude tothose who lost their lives while serving, and to honor their family members.
Beginning in 1936, Gold Star Mother’s Day has been observed in
the United States on the last Sunday in September. The United States current recognizes the day as “Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day” to recognize thesacrifice that all Gold Star Family members make when a loved one dies in service to the nation. Every year, the Longwood Alliance and the Middle Island Civic Association organizes the Gold Star Families Day for community members to come together to commemorate those who lost their lives while serving and to honor their family members.
For more information, please call Legislator Anker’s office at (631) 854-1600.