Mum Festival Honors Hometown Hero!

September 20, 2016

This year’s Hometown Hero is David Peplau! The Mum Squad is excited to honor such a wonderful and brave soul who has not only served our Country and represented Bristol so wonderfully, but also demonstrates the heart to be involved in the community to such great lengths!

Please join us at this year’s Hometown Hero Breakfast Sunday, September 25th at American Legion Post II at 22 Hooker Court, Bristol, Connecticut at 9 am.

Also join us for the big Mum Festival weekend on Saturday September 24th where Dave will be honored at 4:40 pm on the stage and presented special awards of this recognition! Without further ado, here is Mr. Peplau’s shining resume and also a road map for all to admire and strive for in being an outstanding citizen, volunteer, and person. Congrats DAve!

BIO:

  • DOB 2/10/44, Bristol native all of his life. Graduated BE.
  • Military Service: US Army, Vietnam ’66 – ’67
  • Organizations: Bristol Fish & Game, Jacklin Rod & Gun, Bristol Military Museum, Korean War Veterans Assoc.
  • Employment: E. Ingrams, Atwood Chevrolet, retired from New Departure.
  • Volunteerism: Zionsville Lutheran Soup Kitchen,  Member American Legion Post #2, Post 2 Honor Guard (provides military honors at Veterans Burials), Post 2 Exec.Board, Asst. Chaplain, extremely active with Immanuel Lutheran Church: usher,Board of Elders. Assists with Senior High Schools “Young at Heart Club.”

“Dave is the consummate volunteer, unassuming, quietly efficient and genuinely nice guy,” said fellow veteran Tim Gamache.

 

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Mon 15th
Tue 16th

Morning Jolt - Presented by PYVOT & the Central CT Chamber of Commerce

January 16 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wed 17th

Book Bites Book Group @ BPL

January 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bristol Public Library
Thu 18th

Soup and a Movie: Maudie

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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PYVOT - 2018 Opening Event - Spare Time Bristol

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Fri 19th

Bottle & Can Drive to Benefit Imagine Nation

January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center

MEDIUM PATTI SINCLAIR

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Eastern High School
Sat 20th

Bristol History Room Saturday Hours: Bristol High Schools Yearbook Exhibit

January 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Bristol History Room

Avid Adventures: Winter Orienteering with Maps, GPS, Compass (for older teens & adults)

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center
Sun 21st

Bristol Elk's Family Breakfast

January 21 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Bristol Elks Club

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January 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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