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         Your Honor, Mayor Caroline Simmons,

         Honorable Representative James Himes,

         Master of Ceremonies Vasso Spanos,

         Reverend Clergy,       

Beloved Citizens of Stamford,

Sisters and Brothers of our Parishes – Annunciation and Archangels,


This remembrance of the Heroes of 1821 is a wonderful occasion for us to refresh patriotic zeal, and instill in us a passion for our own history, as well as to share and celebrate our culture and traditions with the wider community.