Local veterans said the Londonderry High School Pay it Forward Club’s fifth annual veterans’ breakfast was one of their best events yet.
“This is exceptional,” said Pat Patterson, who served in the U.S. Air Force from 1949 until 1976, and was one of three veterans to attend the high school volunteer group’s very first veteran’s breakfast five years ago. “To see what it has grown into – when this first started, we shared coffee and croissants.”
With nearly 100 veterans in attendance and more than 30 student volunteers assisting, this year’s event featured a full-course breakfast, a performance by the high school band and 90 hand-made gift baskets donated by teachers, students and families in the community. Continue reading