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Mayor calls for Buddy Poppy Days in the city

May 3, 2019

Watertown Mayor Emily McFarland has proclaimed Friday and Saturday as Buddy Poppy Days in the city.

In the proclamation, McFarland said Veterans of Foreign Wars Buddy Poppies are assembled by disabled veterans and the proceeds are used for the benefit of disabled and needy veterans, and the widows and orphans of deceased veterans.

In addition, McFarland urged citizens to wear a Buddy Poppy in support of those who have served their country.