[act-ma] Fw: Memorial Day for Peace - Invite and Program - Please Circulate

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Thu May 24 19:10:51 PDT 2012




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>From: Pat Scanlon <patscanlonmusic at yahoo.com>
>To: VF <Smedleyvfp at yahoogroups.com> 
>Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 7:47 AM
>Subject: Memorial Day for Peace - Invite and Program - Please Circulate
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>Memorial Day for Peace
>May 28, 2012, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
>Christopher Columbus Park
>105 Atlantic Ave.
>Boston, Massachusetts
> 
>Please join us
> 
>Please join Veterans For Peace, Smedley Butler
Brigade, Chapter 9 and Samantha Smith, Chapter 45, Military Families Speak Out,
Mass Peace Action and United for Justice with Peace as we commemorate Memorial
Day on Monday May 28, 2012
> 
>There will be no parade, no marching band, no military
equipment, no guns and drums, no Air Force fly-overs.
> 
>There will be veterans and supporters who have lost
friends and loved ones. Veterans who know the horrors of war and the pain and
anguish of loss. There will be friends and families of soldiers, remembering
their loved ones. There will be Iraqi Refugees who have suffered terrible
losses and will join with us as we remember and show respect for their loss.
> 
>There will be flowers dropped into the harbor for each
fallen U.S. soldier from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Flowers will also be also
be dropped into the harbor remembering the loss of Iraqi family and friends.
> 
>PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PROGRAM
> 
>Memorial Day for Peace
>May 28, 2012     
 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
>Christopher Columbus Park, 105 Atlantic Ave., Boston,
Massachusetts
>Program
> 
>Brian Quirk                                                                            Scottish
Bag Pipes
>Merrimack Valley People for
Peace
> 
>Rev. Lara Hoke                                                                       Opening
>Sec. VFP, Smedley D. Butler
Brigade
> 
>Pat Scanlon                                                                            Welcome
>Coordinator, VFP, Smedley D. Butler
Brigade
> 
>Lee VanderLann                                                                    In memory of our friend
>Ex Comm. VFP, Smedley D.
Butler  Brigade                                                                        Capt, Paul Brailsford
>VFP Samantha Smith Chapter
>                  
>Bradford Adams                                                                    A short rememberance of 
>VFP, Smedley D. Butler
Brigade                                                                             my
friend Zalmai
>Afghanistan Veteran
(2002-2003)
> 
>Kevin Lucey                                                                           Return
to Hell                                    
>Parent of Cpl. Jeffrey Lucey
USMC
> 
>Si Kahn                                                                                   Song – Hunter –(Music from CD)
> 
>Bob Funke                                                                              What Memorial Day Means to Me
>Smedley D. Butler Brigade
> 
>Bonnie Gorman                                                                     Suicide:
The hidden wounds of war
>Military Families Speak Out, 
>Gold Star Families Vietnam
>VFP Smedley D. Butler Brigade
> 
>Nancy Wrenn                                                                                    Are
we finished with war yet?
>Mass Peace Action
> 
>Webb Nichols                                                                                    Poet
>Smedley D. Butler Brigade
> 
>Ahmad & Leyla AlZubaydi                                                    Babylon
Restaurant, Lowell
>Iraqi Refugees
> 
>Farouq Ali                                                                              Arab
Spring and Hypocrisy of the West
>Iraqi Refugee
> 
>Brian Quirk                                                                            Scottish Bag Pipes
> 
>Flower Ceremony
> 
>Rev. Ralph Galen                                                                   Closing
>Community Church of Lawrence
> 
>Jesse Perrier                                                                          Taps
>Ex. Comm. Smedley D. Butler
Brigade
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