Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Memorial Day Ceremony at Great Falls Freedom Memorial

On Monday, May 27, at 11 a.m., the annual Memorial Day ceremony will be held at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial to honor those who gave “the last full measure of devotion” in service of freedom. The event will include a keynote speaker, patriotic songs, a raising of the flags by the Boy Scouts, a wreath laying, and a bell-ringing and name-reading for natives of Great Falls killed in battle.

The ceremony is open to all. Parking is available in the library parking lot. In case of rain, the ceremony will move to the library meeting room. Limited seating and shelter will be provided. Attendees are encouraged but not required to bring portable chairs.

Updates to the schedule will be posted at www.gffreedom.org.

Financial Expert to Speak at Great Falls Senior Center Event

The Great Falls Senior Center has announced Stan Corey, a retired financial fiduciary who regularly provides financial commentary at national conferences, in print and online publications, and on TV, as guest speaker. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA). His topic will highlight what he calls the “The Five Stages of Retirement.”

The June 18 event will be held at the Great Falls United Methodist Church , 10100 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes lunch . Make a reservation with Polly Fitzgerald at pollyfitz1@verizon.net or call 703-759-4345. Visit gfseniors.org for additional information.

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