Marine Corps anniversary

MANCHESTER - TheU.S. Marines of Bennington County will be celebrating the 237th Anniversary of the Marine Corps on Nov. 10 at a luncheon to be held at Garlic John's restaurant on Route 11/30 just east of U.S. Route 7 in Manchester.

The luncheon will begin at 12 p.m. and all who had served or are presently serving in the Marine Corps are invited. Each year, on this date, throughout the world, wherever Marines are serving or reside, a celebration of the founding of the Corps, at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, on Nov. 10 1775, takes place.

Reservations are not required, however, individuals may contact John Stuermer at 802-375-6987 to notify him as to the intent of their plans.


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