Ways to Observe
Memorial Day. Memorial Day reminds us of our duties towards the wounded
soldiers and the bereaved families, orphans and widows of the dead soldiers.
We should honor the dead by adorning their sacred remains with flowers and
garlands and show our gratitude towards them in the following ways: Adorning
the graves of the soldiers with flags or flowers, Visiting cemeteries and
memorials, Furling the American Flag at half-mast until noon, Furling the
'POW/MIA Flag', Keep silence for a minute at 3 p.m., 'National Moment of
Remembrance' and listen to Taps being played, Take a pledge to aid the
disabled veterans, widows, widowers and orphans of the dead and keep it, You
may support the efforts to restore the traditional day of observance of
Memorial Day back to May 30th or Offering thanks to the veterans
and appreciating the ultimate sacrifices of the soldiers to the bereaved
families personally may help too.
As a nation, we observe and participate in
various national cultural and social awareness
events through mass media attention and
educational curriculum. However, we have not
allocated appropriate recognition of the most
important presence in the world today, an entity
that impacts each and every American in a
significant way, the Armed Forces of the United
States of America.
National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), as
designated by Congress, provides a period
encompassing both the history and recognition of
our armed services with an in-depth look at the
diversity of its individuals and achievements.
It allows Americans to educate each generation
on the historical impact of our military through
the participation of the community with those
who serve encouraging patriotism and love for
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evening a month for four months, the Springs
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new, outdoor film screening series. Featuring
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The next screening is scheduled for
Friday, May 15 at
General admission tickets are $10 each, and a
"Food and a Flick" package is also available for
$25 per person, which includes a pre-movie
dinner at the Springs Cafe by Wolfgang Puck.
Doors open at 5 p.m.
to allow movie-goers the chance to enjoy one of
the multiple seatings for the “Food and a Flick”
package, and to visit the open galleries and
museums. Springs Preserve members receive a 10
Tickets can be purchased at the Springs Preserve
box office or by calling
(702) 822-7705. For additional
information, please visit
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but snacks and drinks can be purchased in the
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Airs on May 17
special half-hour edition of Entertainment
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will air on TV 13 on Sunday, May 17 at 5 p.m.
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in order to air this show at a prime time.
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life-changing decisions, love for his family,
and what Las Vegas meant to him
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