News Briefs: Westport Veterans Day services announced, Farmers’ Market moves
WESTPORT — William Vornkahl, President of the Westport Veterans Council, announced that the Town of Westport will hold Veterans Day services on Saturday, Nov. 11 in the Town Hall auditorium. The public is invited. At 10:30 a.m., the Westport Community Band will present a “Patriotic Salute to All Veterans” program which will include marches and patriotic tunes. The services will begin at 11 a.m., the time that the Treaty was signed to end World War I. The program will include a Veterans Day address by Staples High School Senior Brooke Kessler, President of the Rho Kappa Honor Society.
WESTPORT — While people in many areas are lamenting the end of their farmers’ market seasons, shoppers of the Westport Farmers’ Market are just gearing up. The yearly transition and tradition of moving from the expansive parking area at Imperial Avenue to the greenhouses of Gilbertie’s Garden Center began Thursday. The market will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 to 2 at 7 Sylvan Lane. For more information www.westportfarmersmarket.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
WESTPORT — International business expert and Westport resident Ben Gaynes will be speaking at the Westport Center for Senior Activities on Friday, Nov. 17 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. The title of his talk is “Reality & Unreality: The Forecast for Global Business.” Gaynes is an international political economist and social scientist. A witty and wise raconteur, Mr. Gaynes spends much of his time traveling the world and analyzing the economic effects of geopolitical events. He earned a BA from Yale in political history and economics and an MA from Stanford in information management. His articles have been featured on major business publications. The event is being sponsored by the Friends of the Westport Center for Senior Activities. For more information please phone 203-341-5099.