Tuesday, May 5, 2009

May Day - Loyalty Day

May 1st - is known as May Day - or Loyalty Day.

Cornell University Defines it as:

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/36/usc_sec_36_00000115----000-.html
TITLE 36 > Subtitle I > Part A > CHAPTER 1 > § 115 § 115. Loyalty Day

(a) Designation.— May 1 is Loyalty Day.

(b) Purpose.— Loyalty Day is a special day for the reaffirmation of loyalty to the United States and for the recognition of the heritage of American freedom.

(c) Proclamation.— The President is requested to issue a proclamation—

(1) calling on United States Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on Loyalty Day; and

(2) inviting the people of the United States to observe Loyalty Day with appropriate ceremonies in schools and other suitable places.



Michael & Sonia Barton cooking Carne Asada:



Our Local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3699 and it's Ladies Auxiliary - put together a Loyalty Day Dinner where we invited Local Civil Services officers and other member of the community that dedicate there lives to providing there Country with great service. I would have loved to print the write ups I received from there chief's - they describe the great service and hard work each individual performs on a daily basis. (I didn't think to get permission) It's our first event so it was all a learning experience.

Indio Fire Dept - Andrew Barbosa
Indio Police - Sergeant Johnny Romero & Corporal Lisa Corton
California Highway Patrol - Officer Michael Sorg

Officer Michael Sorg:



Sheriff Dept - Corporal Myers & Deputy Anderson

Corporal Myers:



Deputy Anderson:



Border Patrol - FOS Tammy Herrera & Agent Julian Valdivia

FOS Tammy Herrera:



Agent Julian Valdivia:




Paramedics - Joshua Roberts & Michael Rojo

EMT/Paramedic Joshua Roberts:



EMT Michael Rojo:


Teachers - Jesus Angel Gallegos, Yessenia Garcia, Kandy Michelle Guerra & Ed Ogimachi

Jesus Angel Gallegos:


Yessenia Garcia:



Ed Ogimachi:



Girls Scouts - Juliet Badillo, Courtney Alacano, Miah Montigny & Mercedes Eylicio

An Award was given to the Herman Granados Post and it's Ladies Auxiliary - for there great help over the years, and allowing us to meet and have events at there building, before we were able to find a building of our own.

Doris Hein - American Legion Ladies Auxiliary President:



I forgot to excuse my husband who was in the hospital, and therefore I was on the mic. I would like to Thank all our Local Agencies for there support in returning phone calls and emails, to provide me with the information that I needed to be able to finish the job my husband started. Thank you all - and we hope this will be a yearly tradition.

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