I had the honor of volunteering to sell those cute little red poppy flowers that are traditional seen in May. They are called a “buddy” poppy and the money collected through donations during poppy day, May 4 are used to assist the needy and disabled veterans, their families, widows and orphans of veterans. Here is a bit of background and why you should support this worthy cause.
The servicemen and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time.
Many consider Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start of Summer and of course while we are enjoying time with our family and friends, remember all the Veterans that make it possible. Get ready for a weekend of fun and remembrance, here are 5 things to do this long weekend.