Blog Entries Tagged: Memorial Day
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Yesterday we honored may fallen heroes, wearing a red poppy, lowering the flag to half-staff, and observing a minute of silence at 3:00 pm. It is also important to honor the service animals that have given their lives in supporting our great nation. We ask that Southeast Floridians think of the trained service dogs and remember them as well.

Before it became a federal holiday in 1971 and its observance moved to the last Monday in May, Memorial Day was called Decoration Day and took place on May 30th. This year, the last Monday in May falls on the original Decoration Day date.

The roots for Decoration Day go back to shortly after the Civil War when citizens paid local tributes to those who had died. In 1868, Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, commander in…

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They fought for us.

They have fallen for us.

They are the heroes we remember and thank.

Their memories will keep reminding us of our duties and responsibilities towards our country.

Let us celebrate Memorial Day by remembering our soldiers.

Waterfront Properties and Club Communities wishes a very heartfelt thank you this Memorial Day.

 

 

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If you are shopping in person on Memorial Day in Palm Beach County, here are the details you should be aware of. Memorial Day, which falls on Monday, May 30 this year, is a huge day for sales and deals, both online and in-person. Shoppers who are looking to do their holiday deal-hunting in person at Walmart, Best Buy, or Lowe's are in luck. These major chain stores are open. Make note that Costco is closed today.

Some retailers may have abbreviated hours for the holiday, but unlike many major U.S. holidays, most stores and major retailers are open during Memorial Day. Most Gardens Mall stores remain open today, some with abbreviated hours. Some other stores open today are:

Ace Hardware

Barnes & Noble

Bed Bath & Beyond

Belk

Best Buy

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Memorial Day is May 30, 2022. There are plenty of Memorial Day activities around Palm Beach County. Pay tribute to the servicemembers and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice by attending any of the functions listed below:

Memorial Day Flag Distribution at Boynton Beach Memorial Park

Friday, May 27, 2022, from 8:00am to 10:00am

Boynton Beach Memorial Park

Boynton Beach, FL

 

Annual Downtown Delray Beach Memorial Day Weekend Craft Festival

Saturday, May 28, 2022, from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Delray Beach Tennis Center

Delray Beach, FL

 

Memorial Day Party at Treehouse

Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 12:00pm

Treehouse

West Palm Beach, FL

 

Primal Soul Loves to Rock Crazy Horse Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, May…

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Let us not forget the children of fallen soldiers in Palm Beach County and nationwide.  Never forget the sacrifices made, those whose lives were lost in the name of Freedom, and the hearts that bleed today and every day.  The image here is at Arlington National Cemetary, photograph courstesy of Mike Lynaugh. United States Army Chaplain (LTC) Harry A. Rauch III hands a folded American flag to the granddaughter of Major Timothy D. Fulton during a memorial service for Major Fulton at Arlington National Cemetery.  

The Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund is a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization founded in October 2003 to help military children and of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. It was founded to help support surviving U.S. Military…

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We live in a land of the free, because of the brave!  A recent survey revealed that nearly 60% of Americans did not know the true meaning of Memorial Day. Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who DIED while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The holiday honoring ALL military veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces is Veterans Day.

Unofficially, Memorial Day marks the beginning of the summer season.  It is important to understand that it is also a solemn day of remembrance. For many Americans, Memorial Day is a much-needed day off to relax and enjoy their family. For combat veterans, and their military their families, this day holds great significance. Not everyone…

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All sandbars, islands, and shorelines in Palm Beach County will be closed for Memorial Day weekend, including Beer Cann Island and sandbar, Peanut Island and sandbar, Munyon Islands, and Jupiter and Tequesta sandbars, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Rafting and flotillas, as well as tying, roping of boats to each other is prohibited. This includes all boats, kayakers and paddle boarders.

The sheriff's office said that vessels may anchor in deep water and must be 50-feet apart from each other.

Violations of the Emergency Order can result in civil fine, arrest and seizure of assets.

For more information, click here.

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Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May.  It was formerly known as “Decoration Day” and it commemorates all men and women who have died in military service for the United States of America.  Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day and it is known as the informal start of the summer season!

This Memorial Day weekend try something that involves beach, fun and sand.Peanut Island, the 80-acre tropical island located at the west end of the Palm Beach (Lake Worth) Inlet. It’s a get-there-by-only-boat county park, where long strings of boats raft up while hundreds of people socialize in the shallow off-shore water.

If you don’t have your own boat, you can still get to Peanut Island.  The Peanut Island Shuttle leaves from…

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