It certainly has been a busy summer starting with the unofficial start of summer Labor Day weekend. Highlights include participating in the Page Hilltop Elementary School Memorial Day ceremony, the Westford Memorial Day ceremony, the Winchester Memorial Day parade, the Fitchburg FD Memorial Sunday in June, Flag Day ceremony, a Veterans Bike ride performance, 4th of July parades in Pepperell MA and in Raymond NH followed by our annual band bbq hosted by PM Rick Tustin. To end July we took part in the MA Fire Academy graduation on July 27th.
What a busy month of May. We began the month assisting the 25th Marine Regiment as the remains of 1st Sgt Quinn were returned home to Temple NH to be laid to rest in his hometown. 1st Sgt Quinn was killed in action at the Battle of Tarawa on Nov 20, 1943. It was an honor to pipe this hero to his final resting place. Later that same day we traveled to Leominster MA to play at the one year anniversary celebration of the opening of the Monument Tap Pub. A good time was had by all.
On behalf of the Westford District Pipes and Drums we wish to express our sincere appreciation to all those who attended our St. Patrick’s Day Event and for your generous support. A good time was had by all. Thank you to Lowell Masonic Association for hosting, LowelL DeMolay for dinner, Flying Irish Dancers, Franco our DJ, Gibson Pipes, Westford Wine & Spirits and Rex Lumber. Save the Date March 16th 2019 when we will do this again.
St Patrick’s Day is just about upon us. You can catch the band performing Friday March 16th at Kilarney’s in Nashua NH. We plan on playing around 715pm. Join us for a pint or two!!!