May 29, 3:30 PM
Kendrick Street Bridge WWII & Korean Wars Veteran Dedication
The public is invited to join Governor Charlie Baker, Rep. Denise Garlick and town officials to the designation of the Kendrick Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.
The event will be held on the roof of the PTC Parking Garage located at 140 Kendrick Street, Needham. Parking will be available onsite.
This gateway to the Needham Crossing section of the N-Squared Innovation District will be dedicated to James J. Delaney, II, Sergeant USMC, a longtime Needham resident who participated in the Battles of Iwo Jima, where he received his first purple heart, and Okinowa.
Delaney was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation Navy Commendation Medal and two Asiatic Combat Stars. Later he was wounded in combat in Korea and awarded his second Purple Heart
All are invited for a collation at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2498 on Junction Street immediately following the ceremony