Come join the festivities each July 3rd, 6—10PM, North East Town Park
We are a group of 110+ volunteers from Cecil County, Maryland who put on an Event each July 3rd, to Salute and Honor our Veterans. It takes place at the community park in North East, Maryland and starts with an Honor Dinner for our Veteran Service Organizations at the North East VFW, then moves to the Park for food, fun, games, and music, followed then by a beautiful Ceremony of Flag-Raising, Pledges, and Acknowledgements, and ends in a fireworks display on the water.
It’s fun for the whole family! We convene in the park, where Veterans’ Service Organizations vend their wares to raise funds for their chapters, local community organizations have displays of their missions, and food vendors work to fill your stomach!
The park will also have military equipment, vehicles, and military personnel. Also In the Park, there are family oriented activities, such as the Rubber Ducky Race, and Face Painting, and there is a “Field of Flags” by our local Boy Scouts of America to honor those who served.
The official ceremony begins at 8 PM, and includes the Flag Raising, Pledge of Allegiance, Salute to the Veterans, all along with local community leaders and Veterans Leaders making presentations. Local musicians perform prior to the Ceremony, and Local Officials and Community Leaders recognize the Veterans and Organizations with awards.
Then, to top it all off, the Event and evening concludes with Fireworks on the water!A spectacular show!!
Read more articles from VOM Magazine here: https://www.veteransoutreachministries.org/vom-magazine/