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.

 

This Week In Bristol

Events for week of September 18, 2017

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Mon 18th

Fun with Carousel Animal Drawing

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The New England Carousel Museum
Tue 19th

"Connecticut Made" with author Cynthia Parzych

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library
Wed 20th

Book Bites: A Piece of the World

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Thu 21st

Informational Health Fair at Bristol Senior Center

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center

Mum Festival Opening Night

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Fri 22nd

Application Assistance

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wheeler Health & Wellness Center

Mum Festival Friday Night

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Sat 23rd

Bristol Farmer's Market

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Patch

Mermaid and Princess Party

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bristol Public Library – Children’s Area
Sun 24th

Hometown Hero Breakfast

September 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
American Legion Hall

2017 Mum Festival - "Home is Where the Heart Is"

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard
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