Armed Forces Day luncheon planned for May 18

By on April 29, 2019
Captain Joseph DuFresne

Captain Joseph DuFresne will be the guest speaker.

The Armed Forces Day Committee and Monroe County Veterans Organizations will sponsor the Annual Armed Forces Day Luncheon on Saturday, May 18, at the Diplomat Party House, 1956 Lyell Avenue, Gates.  

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. with displays, pre-luncheon music by the 198th Army Band and information from more than a dozen veteran and military organizations. Lunch will be served at noon followed by guest speaker Captain Joseph DuFresne, the Sector Commander / Captain of the Port / Federal On Scene Commander of Coast Guard Sector, Buffalo. The Honorary Chair is Gary Craig, investigative reporter for the Rochester daily newspaper’s Watchdog team.

Armed Forces Day honors the men and women of all branches who have served or are serving all over the world. 

For reservations and ticket information call 1-800-845-2412 or visit

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