The City of Woodstock joins forces with the American Legion, Marine Corps League, and other local veterans groups to honor those who fight to keep us free. Join us on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m. in The Park at City Center (101 Arnold Mill Rd.) for a special service of remembrance. The East Cobb New Horizons Band will perform. Visit the Woodstock Memorial, 10 tons of polished granite dedicated to our Woodstock Veterans who gave us the ultimate sacrifice. For more information on the City of Woodstock Special Events, go to www.woodstockga.gov.
GEORGIA NATIONAL CEMETERY MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY
Maj. Gen. James Butterworth, of the Georgia National Guard, is slated to be the keynote speaker at the Georgia National Cemetery’s Memorial Day Ceremony. Butterworth reports to Gov. Nathan Deal and is responsible for 15,000 personnel in the Georgia Army National Guard, the Georgia Air National Guard, the Georgia State Defense Force, and about 500 state employees. The ceremony will be held Saturday, May 25 at 10 a.m. at Georgia National Cemetery, 9310 Knox Bridge Hwy (Hwy 20), Canton, (866) 236-8159. For more information on the Georgia National Cemetery, go to www.cem.va.gov.
AVENUE OF FLAGS
It’s always a great sight when the U.S. Flags line the streets of Woodstock and Towne Lake, and they will do so again on Memorial Day. Thanks to all of you who participate in the Optimist Club’s Avenue of Flags and, by doing so, you not only help our city celebrate our patriotism, country, and freedom, but you also support great causes through the Optimist Club. For more information on the Avenue of Flags and the Woodstock-Towne Lake Optimist Club, go to www.townelakeoptimists.com.
MOUNTAIN LAKES INSURANCE OFFICE CLOSED
In observance of Memorial Day, the Mountain Lakes Insurance offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013. In an emergency, please first ensure everyone’s safety, call 911 if necessary, and call your insurer’s claim department directly, then call Mountain Lakes Insurance at 770-926-9444 and leave us a message or speak with us on Tuesday.