Scrolls for troops going to August shore events
FEDERALSBURG — American Corner resident George Jackson will have his 23rd annual Christmas Scrolls for deployed U.S. Troops at three locations in August.
He will be at 57th annual Wheat Threshing, Steam and Gas Engine Show Aug. 4, 5 and 6 at the showgrounds located on Route 313 between Denton and Federalsburg. The show opens at 10 a.m. each day. Admission and parking are free.
He will be at the Eddie Sinclair Ride for Life from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Powellville VFW.
On Sunday, Aug. 13, the scrolls will be at the Watermens Appreciation Day at St. Michaels
The following weekend, Jackson will have his scrolls at Caroline Summerfest in Denton on Friday, Aug. 18, and Saturday, Aug. 19.
Jackson also will be at the Liberty 5 Memorial Ride at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Johnny’s Tavern in East New Market. The ride is in honor of Spc. Michael Yates and other service members killed at Liberty Camp on May 11, 2009.
In addition to the Christmas scrolls, Jackson will have the Condolence Scroll for the Mom of the Marine killed in the plane crash in Mississippi.
Lily Robinson, 9, daughter of Melinda and Doug Robinson of Greensboro, signs a condolence scroll for the family of fallen soldier William Joseph Kundrat, a U.S. Marine from Frederick who was among the 16 military personnel killed earlier this month when their plane went down in a northern Mississippi soybean field.