A duty and day to remember

Published May 28, 2007

Remember those who gave the last full measure of devotion. There are a variety of events around mid and North Pinellas today commemorating Memorial Day:

- U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor, will speak at the Curlew Hills Funeral Home Memorial Day Service at 9:30 a.m. at the cemetery, 1750 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Join more than 200 members of 20 veterans organizations while a wreath is placed at the circle of valor. Call (727) 789-2000.

- A former Marines Corps raider will speak at a Memorial Day remembrance service at 11 a.m. at Church of the Good Shepherd, 639 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin. Bagpipes and drummers will also be at the event.

- Honor, gather and salute veterans at 11:30 a.m. at Moss-Feaster Funeral Home and Serenity Gardens, 13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo. The event is open to the public and attendees will receive carnations. Call (727) 595-2914.

-Oldsmar will pay homage at 2 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 250 Shore Drive E. Capt. Donovan S. Davis, commander of the Airfield Operations Flight at MacDill Air Force Base, will speak at the veterans memorial wall within sight of Tampa Bay. Call (813) 749-1260.

- Former U.S. Rep. Mike Bilirakis of Tarpon Springs will speak at the Memorial Day sunset ceremony at 7 p.m. at the Military Court of Honor in Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. Call (727) 587-6775.

Times Staff