Memorial Day 2020 – Virtual
May 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 amFree
The American Legion George Morris Post 129 and Oak Harbor Lions team up to celebrate Memorial Day online this year with Lions second annual Service of Remembrance.
- Special keynote speakers include:
- NAS Whidbey Captain Matthew Arny
- SCPO Ben Bunnell, USN, RET.
- Colors will be presented by OHHS NJROTC and Sons of the American Revolution: George Washington Chapter, with Patriot Guard Riders at attention.
- Musical guests include:
- Navy Band Northwest
- Scottish American Military Society bagpiper Don Scobie
- OHHS NJROTC Melanie Villegas singing our National Anthem.
- Event includes:
- NAS Whidbey Island Search and Rescue flyover
- Sons of the American Revolution "Old Glory" presentation
- historical flag lines and static displays
- Flag Folding by NAS Whidbey Honor Team
- Oak Harbor Mayor Robert Severns will emcee
- Presentations will be made by:
- Representative Rick Larsen
- Senator Ron Muzzall
- Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson
- A traditional VFW, Legion, and Fleet wreath laying ceremony is included.
Donations from the event allow us to meet pressing needs in our community for Oak Harbor Lions, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Fleet Reserve whose facilities have been closed. Lions members thank everyone who contribute to this important work - you are truly helping Lions make a difference in our community. Donations received by May 22 will be recognized in the program. New this year, donations may be made in memory or in honor of your Veteran. To donate please visit, https://ohlions.org/
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