Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Memorial Day Ceremony -- Point Lookout, NY -- May 27, 2013

POINT LOOKOUT, N.Y. -- Point Lookout honored the nation’s service men and women on Memorial Day with a special ceremony at the Point Lookout/Lido Fire Department. The annual breakfast on Lido Boulevard drew a large gathering of local residents.

The morning included invocations by the local clergy, a solemn remembrance for those that made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces, and the playing of taps. Following the ceremony, the Fire Department provided a free breakfast provided by the Sandcastle Cafe for all that attended.

A number of local children who have formed, "Small Hands Big Hearts", engaged in a fund raising drive to raise awareness to support Oklahoma tornado victims.

Local businesses are accepting essential goods at drop boxes at these locations ... The Sandcastle, Ted's Fishing Station, The Clam Bar, Buoy Bar, Fisherman's Catch, Skipperdees, Wine & Spirits, JoJo's, PL Public Library, The Ale House, and the First National Bank.

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