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Legionnaires and other Veterans, come stand with me on Memorial Day 5/25 on Magnolia

American Legion Post 123, Magnolia and other Veterans.

You are warmly invited to attend the Magnolia Memorial Day services on Monday, May 25th.  If you are able to attend, I encourage you to stand alongside your fellow legionnaires and veterans.  Also please show your spirt, by wearing your military uniform, Legion items veteran items or best patriotic look!  The Memorial Day services are family/children friendly.  I have attached a flyer and also my event time line in details as of now and will be updated as we go.

Please do share this email and or flyer with any of your fellow veterans and or Magnolia community!!

The services in brief;

On Monday, May 25, 2015 Memorial Day

  1. In the village on West McGraw street in front of the post office.
  2. Approx. 955am Bagpipes will be played.
  3. 10am The American Legion will start the service, approximate 20-30mins long.  American Legion and other support groups will be on the street facing the ice cream shop.  The WA St Patriot Guard Riders with their flag line will be on the street facing the post office.
    1. Boy Scouts present the Colors
    2. Pledge of Allegiance
    3. Sing the National Anthem
    4. Prayer
    5. Guest speaker – DAR
    6. Main speaker – US Coast Guard
    7. Servey invites all to Ft. Lawton Cemetery
  1. At the Fort Lawton cemetery
  2. Approx. 1055am Bagpipes will be played.
  3. 11am The American Legion will start the second memorial service at Ft Lawton’s cemetery.  This service is approximately 30-45mins long.  The WA St Patriot Guard Riders flag line will be behind the flag pole facing the community.  The American Legion with support groups will be in the front facing the podium.
    1. Boy Scouts present the Colors
    2. Pledge of Allegiance
    3. Prayer
    4. American Legion speaker
    5. Guest speaker – DAR
    6. Main speaker – US Coast Guard
    7. Boy Scouts play taps
  1. Upon the conclusion of the service the bagpipes will be played for a few minutes

Immediately following the service, my family invites you back to our house for a family/potluck style bbq.  After our days work is done it is nice to relax and share food and drink with each other.

Thank you again from the bottom of my heart for your support of our Post’s community activities and our Memorial Day services in Magnolia.

Do not hesitate to let me know if you have any questions or suggestions on how we can improve our memorial services this year.  We enthusiastically welcome your participation with our services if you are able to do so!

Sincerely,

Elizabeth A. Servey

206-909-6853, elizabeth.servey@gmail.com

Senior Vice Commander

American Legion Post 123 on Magnolia

www.walegion.org

Thank you for participating on our yearly disaster drill!

Hello,

We would like to extend our many thanks to the our MIQA members and volunteer staff, Boy Scout Troop 72, and the FEMA Corp group for participating on our yearly disaster drill for 2015. I have attached some photos and links to videos of the drill. I hope you enjoyed them.

In the next coming months you will be receiving emails on getting prepare for any disasters.

Last night we were featured on King5News about our city wide drill.

We hope to see you all next year. Again, thank you and BePrepared.

Frank Gaul

Chairman, MIQABePrepared