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Rose Day 2017

What: Rose Day 2017:
When: November 11.  0900 until we run out of Roses.
Where: Colandros Super Market 12732 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810.   

The Marine Corps Rose

In 1778, during the War of Independence, the Marine Corps Rose was dedicated to those Marines who made the Ultimate Sacrifice for their country. This tradition was continued by the French during World War l when Roses were planted, by the grateful French people, ON the graves of the Marines who lost their lives during the battle of Beleau Wood,

WEAR ONE PROUDLY!!!

Donations are used primarily to assist veterans and youth in our community but may be used for local humanitarian aid in response to emergencies. Some of our regular activities involve providing honors ceremonies at Marine Burials,. visiting/supporting local veterans at the Baton Rouge VA clinics and Veteran’s Retirement Homes, running flag programs at local schools and participating in Eagle Scout Award Ceremonies



The Marine Corps Rose

In 1778, during the War of Independence, the Marine Corps Rose was dedicated to those Marines who made the Ultimate Sacrifice for their country. This tradition was continued by the French during World War i when Roses were planted, by the grateful French people, ON the graves of the Marines who lost their lives during the battle of Beleau Wood,


WEAR ONE PROUDLY!!!

Donations are used primarily to assist veterans and youth in our community but may be used for local humaniarian aid in response to need. Some of our regular activities involve visiting/supporting local veterans in Va clinics and retirement homes, flag programs at local schools and supporting local Eagle Scout recognition programs.


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