Pearl Harbor Day Observance: Veterans Roundtable


Highland Park Historical Society will cohost with Highland Park American Legion Post 145 a Pearl Harbor Day Observance: Veterans Roundtable at 7 pm on Monday December 7th.

Commander Larry Sassarossi of American Legion Post 145 will moderate a panel of veterans relating their service experiences:

World War Two (1939-1945):

  • France Sheahen
  •  Glenn Felner, who recently received a Knight of the Legion of Honor for his efforts in liberating France.

Korean War (1950-1953):

  • Jerry Adler

Cold War (1947-1991):

  • Larry Sassarossi

Vietnam War (1961-1975):

  • Steve Skorpad

Afghanistan, Iraq:

  • Sonja Martin

Each panelist will offer key moments their service and will bring personal affects to share.  Light refreshments will be served afterwards allowing audience to informally talk with the panelists.

‘Pearl Harbor Day Observance: Veterans Roundtable,’ will be presented at the Highland Park Public Library Auditorium 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park. For further information, please contact the Highland Park Historical Society: 847.432.7090 or  Admission is free.

Highland Park Historical Society’s archives have moved to the Highland Park Public Library at 494 Laurel Avenue. Archivist Nancy Webster will be available Tuesday-Friday from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm and Sunday from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm. It is best to call in advance for an appointment.