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Veterans Coffee House

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Topic: Ron Tillen will present: “A LOST LANCASTER AND THE FRENCH RESISTANCE” This tale begins with a young French man, a New Zealander and an Englishman meeting in a remote woodland. From a hand written account in an exercise book this story grows to detail life in a country side occupied by a cruel enemy and the way in which the imposed martial law was subverted. There are adventures, narrow escapes, murders and heroism. It ends with celebrations in a small village in Burgundy and the enjoyment of some fine wine. Presented by Ron Tillen who did research for a family history project on the crash of his cousin’s plane in France.

The Chamber of Commerce, Windham Region, in partnership with the Salvation Army, TVCCA and RSVP, will be hosting a weekly Veterans’ Coffee House on Wednesdays at 9 am at the Salvation Army, 316 Pleasant Street, Willimantic.  The coffeehouse provides a comfortable and supportive location for veterans of any age to meet, socialize, communicate and provide and discuss information regarding veteran benefits and services through federal and state agencies and programs.  It is an opportunity for Veterans to meet and talk to each other.  Free for anyone to attend, refreshments provided, handicap accessible.  For more information please call the Chamber at 860-423-6389 or email diane@windhamchamber.com

The Windham Region Veterans’ Coffee House is open to all Veterans and their families.  There is no cost to attend.  Coffee and refreshments are served.  The Windham Region Chamber of Commerce, TVCCA, The Salvation Army and the Willimantic Elks all sponsor and host the Coffee House.  If you have any questions or would like to be a speaker please contact Diane Nadeau, President of The Chamber of Commerce at 860-423-6389 or info@windhamchamber.com.

Closure Policy:   The Veterans Coffeehouse will be closed if school in that town is cancelled or delayed due to weather.


August 14
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Salvation Army
316 Pleasant St
Willimantic, CT United States
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Questions or Request? Please email us at: Info@WindhamChamber.com

Windham Region Chamber of Commerce
1010 Main St., P.O. Box 43
Willimantic CT 06226
Phone: (860) 423-6389
Fax: (860) 423-8235

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