The American Legion, Tyler Seward Post 44 in Bantam will conduct a Veteran of the Month ceremony honoring the late Leonard Moore, formerly of New Preston, May 5 at 10 a.m.

The ceremony will take place at the veterans' monument just north of the Bantam Market on Route 202 in Bantam.

A flag will be raised at that time and flown for 30 days in Mr. Moore's honor.

Mr. Moore, who died in 2007, was a midshipman first class in the Navy, and served from 1988 through 1996.