Happy Memorial Day! I hope you have exciting plans to enjoy the weekend with loved ones. While it's a fantastic time for barbecues and lakeside fun, let's not forget the true significance of this day. It's an occasion to pause and express our heartfelt appreciation for those brave individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the freedoms we cherish.
Are you searching for a fresh approach to commemorate Memorial Day?
Monday, May 29, 2023
VFW Memorial Plaza
324 Phil Arnold Way Vancouver, WA
Come together as a community to remember and honor the ultimate sacrifice made by our fallen military heroes. This race takes place in Vancouver WA centered around the Vancouver Waterfront and Fort Vancouver. One of the most heartfelt parts of our Memorial Day ceremonies is the Honor Mile which is a community walk which displays posters of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.
Interested in celebrating more privately? Consider the National Moment of Remembrance
Every Memorial Day, precisely at 3:00 p.m., a momentous tradition known as the National Moment of Remembrance unfolds in the United States. It is a solemn occasion where people across the nation pause, setting aside a moment of silence to honor the valiant military members who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country.
During this poignant moment, individuals are encouraged to engage in deep introspection, contemplating the selflessness and courage exemplified by these fallen heroes. It is a time to express heartfelt gratitude for their unwavering dedication and service. The National Moment of Remembrance seeks to foster a sense of unity and camaraderie that transcends differences, enabling people from all walks of life to come together in paying homage and preserving the memory of those who have selflessly given their lives for the nation.
May your holiday weekend be filled with thoughtful reflection, safety, and enjoyable moments.