Category Archive: National Holidays

Dec 23 2014

Merry Christmas

“There’s never been a greater love Since the world began God the Father sent His Son And we held Him in our hand He wrapped His love in flesh and blood And took the form of man” Bryan Duncan from “Christmas is Jesus”   Michiganders,   I wanted to share some Christmas music that has …

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Nov 11 2013

Still Honoring Our Veteran’s Sacrifices?

  Thanks to Sharon Lollio of Rattle with Us for sending me this poem   “A Visitor From the Past” (Anonymous) I had a dream the other night, I didn’t understand, A figure walking through the mist, with a flintlock in his hand. His clothes were torn and dirty, as he stood there by my …

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Jul 03 2013

The Second Greatest Story Ever Told ~ God Save the American States

  U.S. National Archives and Records Administration The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume …

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Jul 03 2013

July 3, 1776 ~ John Adams to Abigail Adams

To Abigail Adams John Adams July 03, 1776   Yesterday, the greatest question was decided, which ever was debated in America, and a greater, perhaps, never was nor will be decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, “that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent …

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Dec 21 2012

Merry Christmas! Annual “Buy Michigan” Issue

  We usually send our Annual Buy Michigan Issue earlier in the season but a “lame duck” this year caused the delay. However, these Michigan business may be patronized year round not just during Christmas. Buying Michigan not only helps our economy but also helps our fellow Michigan business owners But before we get to …

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Nov 22 2012

A Story of Thanksgiving

Many of you are acquainted with Corrie Ten Boom’s story through her book, “The Hiding Place” but for those who are not a little background. During World War 2 Corrie’s family who were Dutch Christians hid Jews in their home and helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust. However, in 1944 Corrie and her family …

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Jul 04 2012

Self- Evident Truths…

    e hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator  with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty  and the pursuit of Happiness.  That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of …

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May 28 2012

National Moment of Remembrance at 3p.m on Memorial Day

2008 Memorial Day Poster #2

Michiganders, Sullivan Ballou the author of the letter below, serves as an example of the men and woman who have died in the service of our great country, the United States of America. Please join me on Memorial Day for a national moment of remembrance at 3:00 p.m. local time to remember them and their …

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Nov 11 2011

Honoring Our Veterans

A sincere, grateful thank you to all our veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice to our Country. History of Veteran’s Day Discounts for Veterans on Veteran’s Day Adopt a Military Dog

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