Thursday, May 28, 2015

Donation of flag, pole in Seymour honors veterans

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent

SEYMOUR >> Longtime businessman and lifelong resident Stanley Jachimowski can’t think of better way to honor local veterans than by having Old Glory proudly fly high above the town.

That’s why Jachimowski and his wife, Phyllis, recently made a donation to the town to purchase an 80-foot flagpole, topped by a 20-foot-by-30-foot flag that will be illuminated, and seen far and wide.

Not a veteran himself, but ever thankful for the sacrifices and bravery of those in the military, Jachimowski was more than happy to do his part.

“I love the veterans,” he said. “We’re here because they were there.”
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