Fourth of July Celebration and Veterans Recognition (Open to the Public)

July 4 Celebration


Friday, June 28 • 1 p.m.-3 p.m. • Mackey Auditorium/Shapiro ABCD

Join us in celebrating the Fourth of July. This annual event will feature a presentation of our proud OLLI Veterans. Join in honoring the OLLI men and women who served during WWII, Korean, Vietnam and Gulf Wars. Our OLLI Veterans’ photos will be shown accompanied by patriotic music. Stay to enjoy socializing and the great refreshments following the presentation. Members wishing to have their personal photo included in this presentation may send a .jpeg of their military photo to . You may take your photo to one of your local stationery stores to have them scan your photo and give you a .jpeg copy on your flash drive. This summer we will include a pinning ceremony by the Daughters of the American Revolution for those who served on Active Duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time during the period of November 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975, regardless of location. This national commemoration is a Secretary of Defense initiative, authorized by Congress and launched by President Obama in 2012. Living U.S. veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces during the aforementioned time period are eligible to receive a lapel pin. Widows and widowers of Vietnam veterans are eligible to receive a “Blue Star Pin” in honor of their spouse’s service.

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Presentation and Program Coordinator : Ellie Monroe
Refreshments Coordinators : Hospitality Committee
DAR Presenters: June Edwards, DAR Veterans Chair and Hilary White
OLLI Coordinators : Ellie Monroe and Sara A. Clark (DAR Member)