Scrolls for troops go­ing to Au­gust shore events

Dorchester Star - - Regional -

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.

PHOTO BY KRISTINE GE­ORGE

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.

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