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3RD ANNUAL MEMORIAL AND HONOR RIDE CEREMONY

When: JUNE 14TH, 2008
Where: HERMITAGE, PA. PARADE OF BIKES (MISSING MANS FORMATION) FROM HICKORY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STADIUM.
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THE THIRD ANNUAL WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA FAMILIES OF FALLEN HEROES FOUNDATION MEMORIAL- HONOR RIDE HONORING OUR FALLEN SOLDIERS OF IRAQ, AND AFGHANISTAN, AND THEIR FAMILIES WILL TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, JUNE 14TH 2008, RAIN OR SHINE. THERE WILL BE NUMBEROUS STARTING POINTS THROUGHOUT WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA.

ALL NEED TO BE AT STAGING AREA BY 3:30 PM (HICKORY HIGH SCHOOL) HERMITAGE,
PA.

CEREMONY TO START AT 4 PM WITH PARADE OF BIKES INTO STADIUM
PARADE OF BIKES TO MEMORIAL (tentatively scheduled) 4 PM
PICNIC 6 PM

PARADE OF BIKES INTO (HICKORY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STADIUM, MISSING MAN FORMATION)
PA. SKYDIVERS, Mercer Pa. (PARATROOPERS)
DRUMMER MARCH (MEMBERS OF HICKORY HIGH SCHOOL BAND leading paratroopers into stadium with roses)
GIVING OF ROSES TO IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS (BILL TOMKO)
PLACING OF BOOTS AT FIELD MEMORIAL
OPENING PRAYER ( REV.LARRY HAYNES)
SINGING OF ANTHEM (RICKY LEE)
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (GIRL SCOUT, AMANDA REDFOOT, Troop 893 Slippery Rock)
POEM - EULOGY OF THE COMMON SOLDIER (WROTE BY A FALLEN SOLDIER (1ST LT.
AARON SEESAN) IN HIS HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR YEAR) READ BY BEST FRIEND JOSH
PETERSON
BAG PIPES - DARK ISLAND
POEM - UPON FREEDOM'S ALTAR (BETHANY SNYDER)
READING OF NAMES OF FALLEN WITH BELL RINGING, DONE BY:

2003 DOUG VEVERKA, BROTHER OF SSG DAVID VEVERKA
2004 BURT KEPHART, FATHER OF SPC JONATHAN KEPHART
2005 JOSH PETERSON, FRIEND OF 1ST LT. AARON SEESAN
2006 DENISE CULBERTSON, MOM OF CPL RUSSELL CULBERTSON
2007 NATE SOMMERS, IRAQ VETERAN - MARINES
2008 DON CLAYTON

DOVE RELEASE
SONG - FALLEN BUT NOT FORGOTTEN (RYAN HEPLER)
MOMENT OF SILENCE
BAG PIPES - AMAZING GRACE
21 GUN SALUTE (105 HOWITZERS) 107TH FIELD ARTILLERY CO.
TAP'S
POEM - A SOLDIER IN UNIFORM, WHAT DO YOU SEE (Girl Scout Chole Pizor troop 892 Glacier's End)
SONG - GOD BLESS AMERICA ( KELLY KNISLEY)
GUEST SPEAKERS - (ARMY) CPT. BRIAN EWING, (MARINES) SSGT. STEVEN KIRK, JON PETERSON representing the Riders
SONG - PLACE THE ANGELS CALL HOME (RICKY LEE)
POEM - FINAL INSPECTION (IRAQ VETERAN NATE SOMMERS)
BAG PIPES - GOING HOME
INTRODUCTION OF COUNTY RIDE COORDINATORS
THANKS TO ALL (BILL TOMKO)
SONG - YOU LIFT ME UP (RYAN HEPLER)
CLOSING PRAYER (REV.LARRY HAYNES)
POEM - WE REMEMBER THEM (RON RUMBAUGH AND OTHERS)
PARADE OF BIKES TO PICNIC AREA
PICNIC AT WHISPERING PINES PARK (PARADE OF BIKES)

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