Thank you for supporting our Veterans!

The Guardians of the National Veterans Cemetery is the official support organization for our National Shrine in Upper Makefield Bucks County.

In addition to rendering final military honors to our fallen Veterans, they honor our Veteran community with events on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, and contribute to the beautification of these sacred grounds.

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Fairless Hills Elks celebrating 59 years

Fairless Hills Elks Lodge, located at 835 W. Bridge Street in Morrisville, has over 300 members and was chartered in March 1957. The Lodge sponsors and supports many charitable and community functions and activities in the area, some of which are as follows:

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Notable November programs at the Northampton Library

The library honors the nation’s veterans with a program “Back Door to Glory” on Thursday, November 12th at 7:00pm, featuring local author Joseph M O’Kane.

Longtime resident of Bucks County and U.S. Air Force veteran, Mr. O’Kane discusses his novel, “Back Door to Glory.” Steeped in historical detail of the Italian campaigns in World War II, this work of fiction conveys many time-honored truths.

Classical guitarist Bob Dopira entertains with a recital of seasonal music on Saturday, November 14th at 2:00pm, featuring carols, pop Christmas music, and classical pieces of Bach and Mozart.

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Ninth Annual Lower Makefield Veterans Parade is Nov. 8th

The Ninth Annual Lower Makefield Veterans Parade and Ceremony will be held on Sunday, November 8th, beginning at 1:00pm at Edgewood and Whitehall Roads, with a ceremony immediately following at Veterans Square Park, Edgewood and Heacock Roads. The parade will feature veterans from various conflicts, local dignitaries, area Scout troops, fire trucks, and much more. All Veterans, Scouts, school, athletic, and community groups are invited to march in the parade and attend the ceremony.

This year’s parade and ceremony mark the first anniversary of the dedication of Veterans Square Monument, a timeless monument designed to honor veterans of the past, present and future in a peaceful, uplifting, community park setting.

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Area veterans invited to ceremony at Maple Point

Students at Maple Point Middle School in Langhorne will once again be honoring area veterans with a ceremony at the school Friday, November 6 at 11:30 am. This event, held for many years at the school, includes tributes to veterans of all eras and military branches, musical performances, and a roll-call for each attending veteran. A large American flag will be painted on the field outside the school in their honor.

The ceremony itself will be held in the Maple Point Middle School auditorium. Light refreshments will be available for the veterans before the ceremony.

An RSVP is necessary, so any area veteran who would like to participate in this special ceremony should contact Anne Schmidt by phone at (215) 809-6230 or by email at aschmidt@neshaminy.k12.pa.us no later than Wednesday, October 28, 2015.

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American Legion Post 317 upgrades Post

American Legion Post 317 in Yardley has recently upgraded their Post to better serve the Veteran community. They offer their hall to both Veterans and non–Veterans, committing to both the community and their honorable Veterans who they pledge to serve every day.

If you are a Veteran looking for a social atmosphere to meet other Veterans, consider joining this Post, or become a Son of the Legion or a Lady Auxiliary Member.

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Fundraising effort seeks support for wreaths at WC Cemetery

by Judi Biederman

In an attempt to remember and respect her dad, Penndel resident Joyce Kulchinsky also is trying to honor thousands of other deceased military veterans by placing a memorial wreath on every grave in the Washington Crossing National Cemetery next December.

Joyce is trying to raise money for “Wreaths Across America,” a program that runs coordinated wreath-laying ceremonies, usually on the second Saturday in December, at national cemeteries across all 50 states, ceremonies at sea and 24 national cemeteries on foreign soil.

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Rotary of Central Bucks honors veterans and fallen heroes at sixth annual Ride For Heroes

The Rotary Club of Central Bucks invites the community to join them as riders or guests at their sixth annual motorcycle Ride For The Heroes and Picnic on Sunday, June 7th. The event will honor and raise funds to support wounded veterans and the families of fallen heroes.

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