***Sunday, May 20th at 2:30 p.m.***

Grand Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Senator Ball, County Executive Astorino and Assemblyman Castelli

Brewster, N.Y. – (5/09/11) On Sunday, May 20 Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) The Chairman of Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs will be announcing his honoree for the 2012 New York State Veterans’ Hall of fame.

Senator Ball will be making his announcement with, Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino and Assemblyman Robert Castelli during a grand ribbon cutting ceremony of Senator Ball’s traveling Veterans’ Wall of Fame at the Mt. Kisco American Legion.

Created and hosted by Senator Ball, the Veterans’ Wall of Fame was designed to honor outstanding veterans from throughout the 40th Senate District. Each city, town and village within the Senator’s district was asked to nominate a veteran to be honored on the wall. Senator Ball will now select one of the 27 Veterans to represent the 40th Senate District at a statewide ceremony which will be held on May 22nd in Albany, N.Y.

The announcement and grand ribbon cutting ceremony in Mt. Kisco will be followed by a free BBQ hosted by Senator Greg Ball and the Mt. Kisco American Legion.

“This wall tells a larger story of courage, of honor, and of integrity,” Senator Ball said. “The rights and privileges we enjoy are protected because of the service of others, and I am proud to present them and their stories by this small gesture of appreciation.”

For a full list of the Veterans that were honored in the 40th district hall of fame please click here.

Who:   Senator Greg Ball

Veterans from the 40th Senate District Hall of Fame

Westchester county executive Robert Astorino

Assemblyman Robert Castelli

What:     Veterans’ Hall of Fame Grand Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and BBQ

When:     Sunday, May 20 at 2:30 p.m.

Where:    Mt. Kisco American Legion, 1 Brookside Avenue, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549


For more information or to speak with Senator Ball, please contact Joe Bachmeier: (845) 200-9716.


About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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