Veterans Day- Sunday, November 11, 2018. Patriot Cruise & Salute organizes recreational boating events to benefit veterans of the United States Armed Forces, many of whom are wounded, ill or injured. Arrive 9:00 – 9:30 AM. Recreational boating from Grantham Point Park on the picturesque Harris Chain of Lakes followed by a picnic lunch in Gilbert Park.
12:30 PM – Patriotic Opening, Presentation of Colors – MDPD Honor Guard, Pledge of Allegiance to Flag, Song – National Anthem, Welcome by Mayor Nick Girone, MDPD Honor Guard, Invocation – Deacon Paul Gaucher
1:00 PM – Lunch and live entertainment
2:30 PM – Closing Ceremony – “Remember” by Carroll Jaskulski, Recognition of Veterans, Colonel (R) Ed Mason, President PCS, Prayer by WWII Veteran Seymour “Doc” Doctor. Songs – God Bless America and Proud to be an American.