Annual Veteran’s Appreciation Night held in Chicopee

Hampden County

Another celebration honoring veterans was held in Chicopee Wednesday night.

The Chicopee Elks Lodge hosted their 9th Annual Veteran’s Appreciation Night Wednesday evening.

Guest speakers paid tribute to our veterans.

Over a hundred people came out to show their support.

“We have to. We have to honor the veterans. Past, present, future. It’s just important,” said Dave Chapdelaine, Elks Lodge veteran’s affairs chairman. “They do a very important job for the country and this is only one night of the year where we get a chance to really show our appreciation.”

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