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Memorial Day Flag Planting – Good Turn

When:
May 25, 2019 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
2019-05-25T08:00:00-07:00
2019-05-25T12:00:00-07:00
Where:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno
CA 94066
Contact:
MAILTO:baker_jonathan@comcast.net

• Saturday, May 25 – 8am to 12:00pm
• Golden Gate National Cemetery 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA 94066
• Honoring Veterans by planting flags on over 145,000 graves
• Donuts and coffee and juice will be provided by our Pack.

We will meet by the Flagpole in section 2C at 8:00am. 100s of people so you need time to find the group. Please look for the Pack 61 sign on a yellow painting stick. The Ceremony starts promptly at 8:30am.

Map of the cemetery is here: https://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/maps/goldengate895.pdf

Scouts need to be in full uniform. Donuts and Juice & Coffee will be provided. This counts toward service hours. It is also recommend to bring water and sunscreen.
Please remind your scouts to be courteous and reverent during our time in the cemetery. Memorial Day can be a difficult time for many, and it is our duty to respect others.
There are no bicycles or pets allowed on the grounds.
If you are bringing food, it must be eaten before the event starts. Cemetery rules do not allow for carrying food across the grounds.

Parking is inside or outside of the cemetery along the main roads. There will be scouts to help give directions on parking as well.

Some famous people buried at the Golden Gate National Cemetery – you can go check out their headstone:
https://www.ranker.com/list/famous-people-buried-in-golden-gate-national-cemetery/reference

For more information please visit: HTTP://www.scoutbook.com/mobile/dashboard/calendar/event.asp?EventID=2058385

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