St. Lawrence Society to keep up Greenwich's flag-raising tradition for Columbus Day

Oct 09, 2021 443

BY: Ken Borsuk

The St. Lawrence Society will celebrate Monday as they continue a town tradition by hosting its annual flag-raising and breakfast for Columbus Day. But this year, there will be a twist at the event, which has been held in town for more than 30 years. In the past, the St. Lawrence Society has usually honored an Italian-American resident of Greenwich who has made great contributions to the community.

But this year, instead of honoring just one person, the society will pay tribute to all of its members, both past and present. Trish Kerr, a board member at the SLS, said this year’s event comes as the society is only two years shy of its 100th anniversary. “There are not many places that can claim this incredible milestone,” Kerr said.

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