On Saturday 16-May the Bogota VFW Ralph Hall Post #5561 held a concert in observance of Armed Forces Day to recognize those serving in all branches of the U.S. Military. The evening started with the duet of Bob De Blasio & Tricia Wilson. The a moment of silence for those who were not able return home from the tour of duty accompanied by Louis Santos playing taps. Then the National Anthem was sung by the group Choice.
Choice " Jersey City's Bad Boys of Acapella" performed their version of Blues and Funk to start setting the mood for the night. They were followed by the Bergen County Firefighters Pipe Band . then the Headliners of Doc Lane & Loose Change got the crowd up dancing for the rest of the evening.
In addition to the music Massage Therapist Alicia Brady offer quick session if anyone needed to relax after dancing. And information about the Fairleigh Dickinson University Clinical Service for Veterans & Families was available to help those who many some extra assistance with life after combat.
Process from the Concert will go to Post #5561 in their effort to be a place for local Veterans to have a place feel welcomed. For more information about the VFW or to join please visit their facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bogota-VFW/112635502155531
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