News Flash Home
The original item was published from 9/28/2020 3:14:05 PM to 9/28/2020 3:14:50 PM.

News Flash

LD 06 - Legislator Sarah S. Anker

Posted on: September 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Legislator Anker Recognizes Gold Star Families at Ceremony at Bartlett Pond Park

Gold Star Families, Local Elected Officials, Middle Island Civic and community members

MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – On September 27th, Suffolk
County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Gold Star families, local electedofficials and community members at the Gold Star Families Recognition Ceremony
at Bartlett Pond Park hosted by the Middle Island Civic Association. Theservice included songs, prayers, wreath placement, readings, and remarks by the
community and local leaders. 

 

Thank you to the Longwood Alliance and the Middle IslandCivic Association for continuing to organize this important event, said
Legislator Anker. 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 currentlyrecognizes the day as “Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day” to recognize the
sacrifice that all Gold Star Family members make when a loved one dies inservice 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.

-###-

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in LD 06 - Legislator Sarah S. Anker

Frank Recupero stands with the Suffolk County Legislature holding a proclamation

Local Middle Island Hero Thanked

Posted on: June 23, 2021
County Police Department 7th Precinct Holiday Toy Drive Officer Richardson and Legislator Anker

Holiday Toy Drive

Posted on: January 5, 2021
Legislator Anker, Heritage Trust Board of Directors and Jaime Baldassare

Legislator Anker Honors Jaime Baldassare

Posted on: September 23, 2020
Gold Star Families

Recognizing Gold Star Families

Posted on: October 17, 2019
Pink Tree 2019

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Posted on: October 9, 2019
PRSC

Taking a Shot at Cancer

Posted on: September 27, 2019
Pink Tree Flyer

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Posted on: September 23, 2019
GSSC BNL

Legislator Anker Supports Girls in Science

Posted on: September 16, 2019
911 Memorial

Remembering 9/11

Posted on: September 13, 2019
Tesla

Tesla Science Center Receives Grant

Posted on: July 11, 2019
WRFD Dinner

Honoring Wading River Firefighters

Posted on: April 9, 2019
Deer Meeting

Shoreham Village Deer Forum

Posted on: December 12, 2018
MICA Veterans Day

Commemorating Veterans Day with Longwood

Posted on: November 13, 2018
MSHS Volunteer Fair

Compassion Through Community Service

Posted on: November 9, 2018
Pink Tree 2018

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Posted on: October 12, 2018
911 1

Remembering September 11th

Posted on: September 12, 2018
press release seal

Road Medians Get a Winter Cleaning

Posted on: December 6, 2017
Flyer for Legislator Anker's Holiday Food Drive

Holiday Food Drive to Help Local Families

Posted on: November 30, 2017
Elected officials and community leaders cut the ribbon at Renaissance Village.

Renaissance Village Opens in Middle

Posted on: October 18, 2017
IMG_7554

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Posted on: October 11, 2017
seal grey (2)

Press Release Archives

Posted on: May 31, 2017