Vietnam Veterans of America Nassau County Chapter 82 presented the colors during a tribute to veterans led by the Long Ireland Pipe And Drum Band at Long Island’s 12th Annual Great Beer Expo on Nov. 9. Hundreds attended the annual event, which features local, national and international breweries.
Long Ireland Beer Co. and Blue Point Brewing Company offered samples of local brews. Seasonal beers were also featured alongside ciders and wines. Proceeds from the coat check and a holiday toy drive went to Kids Need More, which will delivers toys to more than 250 local children coping with serious illness this season.