Food and fun for the family await you at the Alger Delta Annual Meeting. Join us at the UP State Fairgrounds on June 10 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Games and entertainment for the kiddies are included! Lots of prize drawings, too. RSVP by calling Alger Delta at 906-428-4141 or Click here to register! Annual Meeting.
Memorial Day weekend is widely credited as being the “unofficial start of summer.” That’s because the school year is ending; warm weather with all its attending outdoor activities is arriving; and the long, memorial-day weekend offers the chance to get a jump start on summer plans and activities.
But the real story behind Memorial Day is more somber and meaningful than just kicking off summer.
The History Channel says: “For nearly 150 years, Americans have gathered in late spring to honor the sacrifice of those who have given their lives in service to their country. What began with dozens of informal commemorations of those killed in the Civil War has grown to become one of the nation’s most solemn and hallowed holidays. From its earliest incarnation as “Decoration Day” to its modern-day observances, check out some surprising facts about the history of Memorial Day. (Learn more at www.history.com)
Have a happy – and safe – Memorial Day weekend.