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Week in Great Falls

Memorial Day Ceremony At Freedom Memorial

On Monday, May 27, at 11 a.m., the Great Falls Freedom Memorial Committee will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the site of the Freedom Memorial (behind the Great Falls Library at 9830 Georgetown Pike). The event will include patriotic songs, remarks by retired Marine Corps Lieutenant General Norman H. Smith, and a reading of the names and bell-ringing for each of the 25 residents of Great Falls who have fallen in service to our nation. The proceedings will conclude with a wreath laying by local dignitaries and raising of the flags by Boy Scout Troop 55.

This ceremony is open to all and ample parking is available in the library parking lot. In case of rain, the ceremony will move into the library’s meeting room.

Langley’s Wrestlers to Host Gold Tournament

The Langley High School wrestling team is gearing up for its annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser. The tournament is scheduled for Friday, June 21, at the Reston National Golf Course and promises to be fun for golfers of all levels. Registration begins at noon with a start time of 1 p.m. The entry fee for the tournament is $110 per player and includes all events, 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch, unlimited course drinks and awards. Awards will be given for the Putting Challenge, the Longest Drive and more. Also, additional fundraising activities will include the Mulligans, String it Out, etc. Registration is now open at www.lanlgeysports.org or by calling 703-774-6579. Corporate sponsorships of all levels are available for this event and include a variety of advertising opportunities. Contact 703-774-6579 for more information.