Posts Tagged ‘memorial’
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 Truck ... Full Story
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 military ... Full Story
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 duty, ... Full Story
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.
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 there driven ... Full Story