Patriotic Program Suggestions for Each Month

Remember – Honor – Teach

Chairman Tom Greul – thmsgreul@yahoo.com

November

Election Day Nov 3rd

Hold a get out and vote campaign

Veterans Day Nov 11th Honor those who served and are still alive

Invite Veterans to a bingo, Bull roast, your social. Go to a VA hospital and visit Vets stuck in a hospital. Take thank you cards from children to the vets

Remembrance Day Nov 11th The 100th anniversary of Armistice Day WW1

This year is the 100th anniversary, tour National monuments

December

Pearl Harbor Day Dec 7th 1941          

Wreaths across America Dec 12th 

There are hundreds of cemeteries in Md. that have veterans buried in them. Get the scouts or Civil Air Patrol (youth groups) involved, Read the serviceman name, salute the stone and place a wreath so their sacrifice and their memory will never be forgotten!

January

Martin Luther King Day Jan 20th

February

Presidents Day Third Monday Feb 17th

Lincoln Feb 12th/ Washington Feb 16th. Have someone present a short history during your meeting on what these presidents did for our great nation. Also put it in your newsletter.

March

Exemplification of 4th degree Ocean City Md. March 14th

Bring all your 3rd degree brothers so that the Md. District can make them better patriots.

May

Memorial Day Honor those who served and are no longer living May 25th

Armed Force’s Day third Saturday May 16th

Place flags and wreaths at cemeteries and monuments.

Field of Honor. Plan something to teach your council family the cost of our freedom.

June

Flag Day June 14th 1775 – Sunday June 14th 2020

Hand out literature about flag protocol, have someone talk about the flag at your social.

July

Independence Day July 4th

Have a council family picnic. Ask someone give a brief history of what the 4th means to us