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This is the text of my speech today Memorial Day 2019 Good Morning Ladies & Gentlemen, My name is Doug Dawes, Commander of the Georgetown Rene J Gagnon American Legion Post #211. Along with the Wanda Codair Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7608 we welcome you to the observance of ...
...This weekend to stop what you are doing and remember those that have perished for the freedoms that we take for granted. For, the men and women in Veteran graves are those who sacrificed their lives while serving and protecting those freedoms. The price for freedom lays within those graves
Wear a Poppy this weekend.Today is National Poppy Day. Many don't know the story of the Poppy and how it came about. Here's the story straight from the American Legion. The Poppy Story After World War I, the poppy flourished in Europe. Scientists attributed the growth to soils in France and Belgi...
The week preceding Memorial Day is a busy one in Georgetown. Here is the schedule. Saturday 18 May is Armed Forces Day Tuesday 21 May - Place American Flags on utility poles surrounding the center of town. Thursday 23 May - Georgetown Middle High School Memorial Day Presentation ...
Yup, it is a new statistic to me, since I consider every day to be a good day to list your property on the active market. Statistics are what they are and can reflect what you want to find or prove. I don't know what to think of this. WHAT are your thoughts? Top Days To List Your Home For Sale [I...
Inventory is still low. It seems to have increased slightly over the Spring months. In our area, homes up to $450K are selling quickly while higher-end homes are lagging with higher Days on Market and price adjustments. It is my opinion, just because you can make the mortgage payment doesn't mean...
Here it is Mother's Day 2019. On Mother's Day 1994 my mother passed from this Earth into the bosom of our Heavenly Father. She cannot come to me BUT I will see her again when it is my turn to pass. Without mothers, none of us would exist. Mothers are very important people as they provide the nu...
So, you've decided to place your home on the open market and you're toying with the idea of selling it For Sale By Owner (FSBO). You figure the market is hot so why not and you'll save having to pay a Real Estate Commission. How hard could it be? After all, what does an agent do other than list t...
Now that we are finished with winter we will be more active with yard work, summer activity, bike riding, walking, sports etc. How active will you be and is regular exercise part of your daily routine? EXERCISE!!! You say? You only get so many heartbeats why waste them on exercise is on excuse I'...
With the price of homes these days it becomes more difficult for people to come up with a 20% down payment. YET, there are benefits that come along with a 20% down payment. KCM provides us some insight into these benefits. The Benefits Of A 20% Down Payment If you are in the market to buy a hom...