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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘memorial’

Berthoud Fire to host 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Berthoud Fire to host 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

September 11, 2011, 9 a.m to 2 p.m.   The Berthoud Fire Protection District will host a special memorial ceremony, open house, and picnic to honor the lives of those who fell on September 11, 2001. At no cost to those who attend, the fire department will conduct a memorial ceremony from 9 a.m.-10 a.m.; an “open house” of the fire department from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. and a community cookout from 12 p.m. -2 p.m. During the open house, the community can take part in the “Touch a ... Full Story

Virtual Vietnam Wall

Virtual Vietnam Wall

I receive a great many emails from my military classmates and many are worth sharing. This was sent to me by "Uncle Bill." the oldest man in our Pilot Training Class. He must have been all of 29 at the time. We are all older and we all lost friends in Southeast Asia, but we still keep in touch nearly 60 years later.   I will just include the instructions that came with the email and the link to the site. Please let me know how you feel about running these remembrances of my ... Full Story

Sheriff’s Deputy initiates effort to establish

Sheriff’s Deputy initiates effort to establish law enforcement license plate

Larimer County Sheriff's Office patrol deputy Basil Marciniak recently initiated an effort to establish a law enforcement memorial license plate in Colorado.  After the death of Weld County Deputy Sherriff  Sam Brownlee, Deputy Marciniak was inspired to do something to honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.  He then contacted Colorado Concerns of Police Survivors, an organization dedicated to assisting families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of ... Full Story

Justin Bauer Memorial Highway

State Senator Kevin Lundberg introduced the bill and the state lawmakers approved designating highway leading from Interstate 25 to Berthoud as the Justin Bauer memorial highway. The Loveland Reporter-Herald covered the event at the state capital and you read it by selecting this link, www.reporterherald.com.

Berthoud WWII Veterans Visit Washington D.C. Memorial

Berthoud WWII Veterans Visit Washington D.C. Memorial Honoring Service

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder   It was over 60 years ago when 17 year old Frank Macdonald (always known by his middle name, Sam) voluntarily inducted into the Army’s infantry. A short time later he and 186 men of the 4th Division, Company I, were marching through Europe, digging foxholes and trenches, engaging in combat, fighting and dying. Only 13 returned. Last Tuesday, Macdonald and 182 other World War II veterans from Colorado were flown to Baltimore, Md., and from ... Full Story

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