PHOTOS: 2024 Windermere Armed Forces Day

The town of Windermere hosted its third annual Armed Forces Day ceremony Saturday, May 18, inside Town Hall.

The event, organized by longtime Windermere resident Pam Martini, honors local service members and their families for their immense sacrifices.

The town recognized 10 active-service members from Windermere: Calvin C. Anderson, Allie Batten, Christopher Clark, Kathlyn Love, Charles W. Martini, Andrew McKinley, Christopher McKinley, Sarah Myers, B. Mason Plante and Ashley Paige Springer.

Mayor Jim O’Brien spoke at the event, as well as Chaplain Andy Jones, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, Town Council Member Tony Davit, Charles Martini, Bob McKinley, grandfather of Andrew and Christopher McKinley, and Gregg Anderson, father of Calvin Anderson.

The event included light bites and refreshments, a slideshow of pictures and videos from several of the service members, and notes on display written to those honored by Windermere Elementary School students. In addition, care packages were organized for the service members with handwritten cards from friends and family members.

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