Memorial Day 2014 Discounts and Events

Memorial Day 2014 Discounts and Events

Memorial Day is a time for reflection and remembrance for the men and women of the armed forces who lost their lives while serving our country. However, many businesses take this day as an opportunity to honor the service members who are still with us by offering several military-exclusive discounts. Check out our list here!

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Five Memorial Day Potluck Recipes

Five Memorial Day Potluck Recipes

With Memorial Day just around the corner, it’s time to bust out some potluck crowd pleasers. But let’s face it – nobody has time to spend hours on their contribution.
You don’t have to sacrifice flavor when you’re short on time. From appetizers to desserts, I’ve got some great new recipes for you to try at your Memorial Day potluck.

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Why We Wear Poppies on Memorial Day

Why We Wear Poppies on Memorial Day

However you celebrate the day, there is one common thing we all experience on Memorial Day – the poppy.

You probably have seen folks standing outside of the grocery store on Memorial Day handing out paper poppies. Or maybe you’ve seen a large group of veterans wearing them in the parade, or just around town. But do you know why they wear those poppies? Do you know what the poppy symbolises on this holiday?

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Honoring the Flag on Memorial Day

Honoring the Flag on Memorial Day

There is a right – and wrong – way to display the United States flag. In fact, there is an entire code that determines the rules for displaying and caring for the flag. I’ve compiled a list of the most interesting (and probably abused) rules of the Flag Code for you. So when you celebrate this Memorial Day holiday you can wow your friends with some triva while doing the right thing by honoring Old Glory

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Memorial Day: Honoring Our Nation’s Fallen

Memorial Day: Honoring Our Nation’s Fallen

This year, for Memorial Day, I was struggling to find the words that would do this day – and my feelings – justice. Then I remembered that my talented team mate, Victoria Araj, wrote an incredible article about the meaning of Memorial Day. I am reposting her article here for you in honor of the Memorial Day holiday, and I hope that you can take some time to reflect on those service men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

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What is Veterans Day?

What is Veterans Day?

This Sunday, November 11, 2012, is Veterans Day. And surprisingly, at least to me, many people confuse the events surrounding Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Why do we have two specific holidays to honor Veterans? What is the difference? At Quicken Loans, we keep our finger very closely on the pulse of the military community. That’s why it’s important for us to help spread the word and raise awareness about the importance and the history of this tradition-rich holiday.

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