Mayfair Salute to American Heroes

November 6, 2016

Ald. Laurino Hosts Salute to American Heroes

On Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 1:30 pm, Alderman Margaret Laurino and the Mayfair Veterans Committee will host the 15th Annual Salute to American Heroes at the Mayfair Veterans Memorial (corner of Lawrence and Keeler.)

This moving event has become a beloved tradition in the Mayfair Community. Each year, it honors those from the Mayfair community whose service have made America better and safer. As always, the ceremony will honor local veterans, educators, police officers and firefighters.

This year's honorees are:


SSgt. Bryan McCarty, WWII Veteran

Ventura “Benny” Velazquez, USAF Veteran, posthumous

Lion Georg Toft, posthumous

Commander Elias Voulgaris, Chicago Police Department

Chicago Fire Department, Engine 108, 2nd Shift