The Massachusetts Army National Guard is celebrating Patriots' Day this year with a gathering at Pub6T5 in New Bedford. Staff Sergeant Tom Abreu of the National Guard joins WBSM's Jim Phillips to discuss the job and benefits of the National Guard, and the upcoming fundraiser.

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6 a.m. on WBSM 1420 and Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area.

If you have a public event, festival, or neighborhood activity you want to publicize, submit your information here. You can also send an e-mail to Jim Phillips at This program can also be heard by downloading the WBSM app.

With additional reporting by Melanie Galdamez.

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