As we head into Memorial Day weekend this year and venture off to our family barbeques, beach openings, and other celebrations that mark the beginning of most of our summers, let us take some time on Monday to remember those brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the armed forces of our great nation, and subsequently what they have given to each of us in their selflessness. Without these generous and remarkable souls none of us would have the freedom to pursue our summers, let alone our lives, with such hope and optimism that many of us will have the chance to enjoy this weekend
Let us not forget the purpose of this holiday which is to remember the heroes who have served our collective will as a nation and given everything of themselves to earn, preserve and advance the greatest democracy our world has ever known.
Let us make sure that we all remember this come Monday and let us all perform our duty of teaching our younger generations why we celebrate Memorial Day and what an enormous purpose it holds for us in America. Without the sacrifice of those who came before us and those who lived among us none of us would be celebrating the opening of our summer in the same manner as we will this weekend.
Our office will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day.