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Flowers of Remembrance

November 10th, 2016

nwIn Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place: and in the sky
The larks still bravely singing fly…
-excerpt from
“In Flander’s Fields” by John McCrae (1915)

Bright red Poppy flowers spread hopefulness over the somber makeshift graves that they blanketed following World War I.  These vibrant flowers gained increased meaning with Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae’s poem, “In Flander’s Fields” (1915) and soon became “The Flower of Remembrance”.  After WWII Georgie Michael and Anna E. Guerin crafted and sold artificial poppies to raise money for children who has lost their parents in the war.  By 1924, an entire factory in Philadelphia was primarily employed by disabled veterans and devoted solely to manufacturing these “Flowers of Remembrance”.

A symbol of respect and gratitude – poppies are a small representation of the pride and great appreciation we have for all Veterans.

Your strength, sacrifices, and unwavering devotion are the core of our country –
THANK YOU, VETERANS!

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“As we express our gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them”
– John F. Kennedy

The Harney Family and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation have come together to honor the late John Harney Sr. with the Staff Sergeant John D. Harney USMC Memorial Scholarship.  The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children.
Click here to learn more or donate.

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Salisbury, Connecticut 
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Millerton, New York 
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Norfolk, Connecticut 
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Salisbury, Connecticut 
p: 860-435-2200
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Millerton, New York 
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f: 518-789-8804
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22 Maple Avenue
Norfolk, Connecticut 
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f: 860-542-5048
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9 Barnes Road
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