Wishing you a joyful Memorial Day! I hope you have exciting plans to spend the weekend with friends and family. While it's a fantastic time to indulge in barbecues and enjoy a ballgame, it's crucial to remember the true significance of this day. It presents an occasion to pause and express heartfelt gratitude to those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the freedoms we hold dear.
If you're seeking a unique way to celebrate, consider engaging in activities that honor the fallen heroes. You can visit a local memorial or participate in a community event that pays tribute to our servicemen and women. Additionally, you might consider supporting organizations that assist veterans or donating to causes dedicated to their well-being. By doing so, you'll not only enjoy the festivities but also demonstrate your appreciation for the sacrifices made by our brave military personnel.
Check out this Sedona Celebration!
Live Music by Javelina Highway
Monday, May 29, 2023
Please join the Sedona Elks for a Memorial Day BBQ with live music by Javelina Highway, a group that plays classic rock and Latin music. All proceeds from our BBQ go to support our Elks charities. What a fun way to spend Memorial Day!
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Interested in a more private reflection? Consider participating in the National Moment of Remembrance
On Memorial Day in the United States, at 3:00 p.m., a cherished tradition called the National Moment of Remembrance occurs. It is a significant time when individuals nationwide pause and observe a moment of silence to pay tribute and commemorate the courageous military personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their nation.
During this solemn moment, people are encouraged to contemplate the selfless acts of these brave individuals and express appreciation for their unwavering commitment and service. The National Moment of Remembrance aims to establish a collective atmosphere of reverence and solidarity, enabling people from diverse backgrounds to unite in honoring and remembering those who have laid down their lives for their country.
May your holiday weekend be filled with enjoyment, thoughtful reflection, and safety.