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Mayors Thanks Local Businesses for Memorial Day Concert Support

Among the businesses acknowledged for their support of the Memorial Day concert in Fanwood was Dunkin Donuts. Franchise owners Urbashi and Devendra Patel, center, received an award from Mayors Kevin Glover and Colleen Mahr. Also present were Memorial Day parade chairman Don Wussler, far left, and Scotch Plains councilman Lou Beckerman, far right. Credits: Tom Kranz
Mayor Colleen Mahr and Family Investors President Peter Chemidlin hold an award acknowledging the company's support of the Memorial Day concert. Also present were Fred Chemidlin, Family Investors CEO (rear), Don Wussler, chairman of the Memorial Day parade (far left) and Lou Beckerman, Scotch Plains Councilman (far right). Credits: Tom Kranz
Ana Diaz, branch manager of Unity Bank in Scotch Plains, receives an award of thanks from Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr for Unity's support of the Memorial Day concert. Scotch Plains Mayor Kevin Glover is second from right, Scotch Plains councilman Lou Beckerman is at far right and Don Wussler, Memorial Day chairman, is at far left. Credits: Tom Kranz

The Mayors of Fanwood and Scotch Plains, Colleen Mahr and Kevin Glover, and other officials, today visited local businesses to thank them for their financial support of the Memorial Day Concert for Heros at the Fanwood train station. Several hundred residents of both towns came with their lawn chairs to hear the concert of patriotic music and speeches in memory of fallen soldiers. The concert, a joint effort by Scotch Plains Township and the Borough of Fanwood, is made possible by donations from many local businesses and individuals. Today, Mayors Mahr and Glover began handing out plaques honoring these businesses for their participation.

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