COLUMBUS – Today Gov. John R. Kasich and First Lady Karen Waldbillig Kasich honored Ohio’s service members by participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Armed Forces. Veterans Plaza. Kasich also issued a proclamation declaring Monday, May 30, to be in and ordered public flags flown at half-mast in honor of those who have lost their lives in service to the United States as members of theSaid Kasich at the ceremony, “Memorial Day is not about barbeques, it’s not about hot dogs or baseball games. It’s about a deep reflection to thank those who simply put their lives on the line for a cause, and in our country, it’s the cause of freedom. Memorial Day is a time to mourn. It’s a time to mourn for those that we’ve lost. It’s a time to reflect on the service of those who, because of the grace of God, made it home.”A copy of Gov. Kasich’s Memorial Day resolution can be read here.
Saturday, May 28, 2011
GOV. KASICH HONORS OHIO SERVICE MEMBERS FOR MEMORIAL DAY