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Memorial Day Ceremonies

05/29/2023

MEMORIAL DAY 2023

Join us, Welcome Home Military Heroes, as we participate in three Memorial Day events on Monday, May 29th.We are currently seeking volunteers for two of these events.Please review the details below and RSVP for the specific event you plan to attend and assist us.

Event 1: Flag Line at Pismo Pier, Pismo Beach

We are proud to announce that one of our esteemed members, Warren Addison, is the organizer of this event, along with the City of Pismo Beach. Additionally, Cheryl Tolan will be the Master of Ceremonies.

TIME: 1030 am (Please be on the pier no later than 1030 am)

LOCATION: Pismo Pier (Parking will be limited, so arrive early)

DRESS CODE: Don’t forget to wear your RED Friday (welcome home) shirt/jacket or any patriotic attire you have for the occasion. We recommend bringing a jacket along, as the weather is typically chilly and windy.

NEED: I am looking for a Flag Captain to help distribute and collect the flags after the event.

RSVP NEEDED See below

Event 2: Flag Line at Faces of Freedom Memorial, Atascadero

Dennis and Pearl Hennessy will be the point of contact for Flag Line and our booth after the event.

TIME: 1030 am

LOCATION: Faces of Freedom Veterans Memorial, 8024 Portola Road, Astacadero (Parking will be limited, so arrive early)

DRESS CODE: Don’t forget to wear your RED Friday (welcome home) shirt/jacket or any patriotic attire you have for the occasion. Please bring a water bottle as the weather can be quite warm sometimes.

BOOTH: Dennis and Pearl will be at the Welcome Home Military Heroes booth after the event, please check in with them to see if they need any help.

RSVP NEEDED See below

Event 3: Cambria American Legion Post 432

On Monday, May 29th, the Cambria American Legion Post 432 hosts their community’s Memorial Day program.

The event will be held outdoors at the Veterans Memorial in the parking lot of the Veterans Memorial building.

The Keynote speaker will be one of our own, Robert Tolan Jr., a veteran of the war in the Middle East and a leader of Welcome Home Military Heroes and Honor Flight Central Coast California, as our Keynote Speaker.

Please note that this event does not require a flag line, but your support for Robert Jr. as he speaks is greatly appreciated.

TIME: 1030 am arrive

LOCATION: American Legion Post 432, 1000 Main Street, Cambria

Memorial Day is a solemn day of remembrance and gratitude, honoring the courageous men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the military to protect our freedom.

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Date:
05/29/2023