To the editor:
On Sunday, August 10, the FMB VFW Post 10097 (located at 17770 Pine Ridge Rd.) will host the Fourth Annual "Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive!" event honoring our local WWII veterans.
WWII veterans and spouses/escorts will receive FREE dinners; other attendees may purchase food/beverages at the Post. Social hour (cash bar) begins at 4 p.m., with dinner served 5 to 6:15 p.m. Forties/fifties and patriotic music provided by DAZ. WWII veterans please call Casey at 560-4682 to make reservations.
Ceremonial festivities begin at 6:15 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. with Taps being played at the Post and across the nation (ceremonial details to follow). Everyone is welcome to attend.
Tax-deductible donations would be appreciated. Please make checks payable to VFW Post 10097, 17770 Pine Ridge Rd., Fort Myers Beach FL 33931; Memo line: "Spirit of '45".
"Spirit of '45 Day" is to remind us of the Greatest Generation's courage, shared sacrifice, and commitment to service so that their example of national unity and community can inspire future generations of Americans--especially our nation's youth. Don't miss this opportunity to "Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive" in honor of our unsung heroes of WWII.
FMB Spirit of '45 Coordinator
Fort Myers Beach