Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Memorial Day 2010 in Celebration, Florida

On Monday, May 31st our little community of Celebration had our Memorial Day festivities at Founders Park at the Veteran's Memorial. It was a wonderful celebration of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

There were veterans of all wars represented and families with members of all ages, decked out in their patriotic glory. All species were represented, also.

After the invocation and singing The National Anthem, there was a short moving speech by a member of Celebration's Veteran's Club thanking those who served in the past, those serving now, and those who paid the ultimate price. Then the Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and The Boy Scouts lowered the old, tattered flag and replace it with a new beautiful flag that will fly until next Memorial Day.
It was a very special, moving day, reminding us that we live in the greatest country in the world.

Old Glory flying proudly..... Thank you to the men and women who have served this country proudly so that we have the opportunity to gather together in freedom.

Until next time..... Lorie


Tami Winbush said...

What beautiful pictures for such a beautiful day! Hugs and love to all who have served, will serve, and are serving.

I have plenty in the military, and love, honor and respect them all!

Felicia said...

What a beautiful time! I miss you and am thinking of you!

Adaptable Kay said...

That looks like it was just a beautiful ceremony/celebration! And it looks like you had some STUNNING weather for it as well :)

I'm glad you got to celebrate it!

Michelle @Flying Giggles said...

What a beautiful celebration to honor those serving and those who we lost.

Alexis AKA MOM said...

Wow that is so beautiful and honoring so many. Beautiful!!

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