American Legion to honor Nation’s fallen heroes May 25

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The American Legion Family is encouraging communities far and wide to pay tribute to the nation’s fallen heroes at dusk May 25, Memorial Day, by lighting candles of honor and placing them on front porches.
Color options for consideration include:
• A red candle to remember the blood shed in battle for the protection of our freedoms.
• A white candle to keep our POWs/MIAs ever in our thoughts and prayers as we await their return home
• A blue candle to salute the memories of those who made it home but are no longer with us.
Organizers ask that photos of the candles be shared on social media, tagging The American Legion National Headquarters and using the hashtag #candlesofhonor so the message will reach families everywhere.
An additional option is to show your gratitude by having each member of a family or group hold up a sign spelling out a message of Memorial Day. WE SHALL NEVER FORGET would be a good choice.
Remember the Virtual Memorial Day page legion.org/legiontown.
Please share the story of someone who served & who holds special meaning to you.
Share who you will be remembering this Memorial Day on social media using hashtag #VirtualMemorialDay.
Also on May 25, 2020, Post Commander Billy Raines will formally announce the renaming of Post 121 Williamston/Pelzer as Eddie Morgan Post 121.