All Barrington Area Veterans, Residents Invited

Keynote Speaker: Robert Abboud

Awarded The Purple Heart And Bronze Star
 (sponsored By Lake Barrington Shores Veterans)

To honor our Veterans on Veterans Day at 11am Tuesday November 11, 2014, the Lake Barrington Shores Veterans Organization will hold its ceremony at the Lake Barrington Field House on Pepper Road; many thanks to Lake Barrington Field House for providing the site for this year’s ceremony.

We thank Mr. Robert Abboud for being our keynote speaker. His talk is entitled “Remembrances of the Korean War”.

Mr. Abboud served as a 2nd Lieutenant, US Marines, in Korea 1951-53. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star, for “…selfless devotion to duty and resourcefulness; his heroic actions were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service”. Mr. Abboud is a graduate of Harvard University, 1951, Harvard Law, 1956, and was a Baker Scholar at the Harvard Business School, 1958.

The Lake Barrington Shores Veterans Organization is a service organization devoted to honoring retired military service men and women. We support Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day, Veterans Day, and do a Support Our Troops Collection Drive, all to honor and support our Veterans. We have a Memorial Garden, destination for honoring military veterans, living and deceased, for their service, by placing memorial stones with their names, service and service dates, in the grounds at the foot of and surrounding the Memorial Garden with its towering American Flag, flowers and plants. This Memorial Garden is open daily for LBS Veterans, residents, their families and their guests, to pay their respects to our military Veterans.