Big Plans For Memorial Day Weekend? | Thank A Veteran! | Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice and Lakewood Ranch FL

” A veteran, whether active duty or guard or reserve, is someone who, at one part in their life, wrote a blank check made payable to ‘The United States of America’ for an amount up to, and including their life.”

Memorial Day Weekend is here – a time to go to the beach, gather with family or friends for picnics and barbeques, or just take time off from work to relax. Like so many other aspects of the free lives we lead, it was bought and paid for with the lives of fallen American soldiers, sailors, and airmen. Every one was a patriot and hero; though in all probability not one thought of themselves as such.

These days we don’t even have a draft anymore. The brave men and women who “stand a post” today are volunteers – still ready to take a bullet for you and me; and they do it without fanfare or expectation of glory. That alone should be enough to make all of us want to take time this weekend to honor their service and thank them for it. Every chance we get…

Veteran Owned Small BusinessAs the veteran owner of this “veteran owned small business”, I want to say, “thank you!” to every man and woman who has ever put on a uniform or is serving today.  You represent the finest and bravest ideals upon which this country was founded, and I am grateful…

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