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*Heroes All - Gone But Not Forgotten*
A presentation commemorating Veterans Day and recognizing our Finnish American War Heroes, who paid the ultimate price.
On Monday evening, November 10, 2014, the day before Veterans Day, members and guests of the Finnish Heritage Museum entered the museum to the tunes of the Glenn Miller Orchestra and other popular performers of the 1940's.
Vintage posters of the era invited those in attendance to "Enlist Now" or "Buy War Bonds."
Greeting each guest were three civilian volunteers of the FHM USO Canteen serving bagged lunches of donuts and coffee, Coca-Colas, and sandwiches to all in attendance. The picture to the right, sisters Mary, Helen, and Ailiin Saari play the part of USO Canteen volunteers and pass out bags of goodies to visitors.
Posters kept money flowing to support the war efforts and were not only artistic, but very effective in continuing the war bond efforts.
The audience had come to hear a presentation, "Heroes All - Gone But Not Forgotten," by FHM member Tim Hadden. He had spent countless hours researching and recording the lives and untimely deaths of twenty-six soldiers from the Village of Fairport. For more, click HERE