Don McLean Receives Star On Las Vegas Walk Of Stars

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“The American Troubadour” singer/songwriter Don McLean was enshrined into the Las Vegas Walk of Stars joining other illustrious celebrities and musicians such as Mr. Las Vegas himself Wayne Newton, Donnie & Marie, Liberace, Rich Little, Siegfried & Roy, Sammy Davis Jr., Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Gloria Estefan, Engelbert Humperdinck, and more. The star unveiling ceremony, which took place in front of the Paris Hotel and Casino on Las Vegas Blvd, was conducted by Las Vegas Walk of Stars president Bob Alexander.

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‘Lights for Peace’ Flag to honor Capt. MacLean

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During the month of November, the 3rd Lights for Peace flag to fly at the Fort Taber–Fort Rodman Military Museum honors the memory of Capt. Edward Vincent MacLean, of Fairhaven.

MacLean served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1957, earning the rank of captain over 15 years of service. MacLean’s greatest military achievement was surviving, at the age of 24, a landing in a 200-foot hedgerow field near Normandy, France, aboard a CG-4A Waco Troop/Cargo Glider during the D-Day Invasion.

The Waco CG-4A was the most widely used American troop/cargo military glider of World War II. According to, there were a total of 867 gliders, between the U.S. Army and the Royal Air Force, that took part in the D-Day operations. The gliders carried 13 troops, along with the pilot and co-pilot, and their equipment including Jeeps, weapons, ammunition and personnel.

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2019 AGM in Richmond

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The 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Clan Maclean in the United States will be held October 26 & 27 in the Clan Maclean tent at the The Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games. The AGM Meeting time and to be announced at the Tent on Saturday. Everyone come and participate in your clan. Halloween treat bags will be available for the kiddies.

We will be having a dinner on Saturday night, at Family Secrets Restaurant (5310 Chamberlayne Ave, Richmond, VA 23227) at 7:30pm.

All members in good standing are encouraged to attend and participate in the business of the association conducted at the AGM. The location of the AGM is rotated annually so that members in all Regions have the opportunity to attend.


OCT26 - 27


Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games
at the Richmond International Raceway
600 E. Laburnam Ave.
Richmond, VA 23222

Official site of Clan Maclean Association in the United States,
a member organization of Clan Maclean International