Memorial Day: Local Activities

Remembering those who ‘paid the ultimate sacrifice”
To honor  all soldiers who DIED in all of America’s wars.  Also recognizing US Veterans and current members of the US military.

Memorial Day activities (Local)   https://goo.gl/Qe3rta

 

What is the real meaning and purpose of Memorial Day  Memorial Day was first widely observed in May 1868 after the US Civil War…

In 1971, Memorial Day was declared a National holiday.

President Ronald Reagan is credited with reviving the practice of honoring Memorial Day and its meaning in 1986.

Memorial Day weekend remembrance ideas…

-Fly the American flag at half-staff until noon.

-Send a note of thanks to Veterans you know.

-If you know someone who has lost a loved one in battle, offer to help with a household project or help meet a special need they have.

-Visit a local cemetery and place flags or flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers.

-Participate in the National Moment of Remembrance at 3pm on Monday, May 29.  Pause and remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in military service.

-Pray for God’s continued blessing on America. Ask for God’s protection over all branches of our military.       https://goo.gl/HkzkHA

 

May is Military Appreciation Month.  Discounts for military veterans through the month of May.  Details https://goo.gl/bbgDBg

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150

QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”

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Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm