At Winter Ranch we have many celebrations throughout the season. Today is Veterans' Day and today we celebrated that. Many people came dressed in their Red, White and Blue. Our Activity Directors had a nice program.
Volunteers Preparing To Serve Breakfast
Debbie and Howard McDaniel
Debbie and Howard are new to Winter
Ranch this year from Oklahoma
Nancy and Bob Hutchins
Janet and Paul Wilson
Char and Jack Leach
Cathy and Larry Chapin, Our Park Managers
Charles and Emogene Duran
Nora Minor getting a cup of coffee
THE CELEBRATION BEGINS
Lynn and JD, our Activity Directors,
and Ron Berg who said the Opening Prayer
The crowd for the celebration
Breakfast is served
Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Fruit Cup and Biscuits
PRESENTATION OF THE SERVICE FLAGS
The Army presented by Jim Blawat
We honor all who served!
Lyn then had all the our military people stand by branch. We have a lot of military veterans who celebrated with us today, including THREE World War II veterans!
I read a Poem dedicated to our Veterans
Lee was in charge of the video operation. We listened to Kate Smith sing "God Bless America" and Billie Ray Cyrus sang "Some Gave All."
HB Hulsey, our Veterans Advocate, read the History of Taps
Roger Richardson adjourned the celebration by playing Taps
There are always a lot of tears during taps!