Welcome To Publisher's Corner. Memorial Day.

By Melissa Shrader Editor Publisher Loveland Macaroni Kid May 31, 2021


What is Memorial Day really about? Memorial Day is a time to pause, remember, reflect and honor the fallen. Memorial Day was set aside to pay tribute to those who died serving in the military. 

Within days after the Civil War ended on May 5th, 1868, the head of the Union veterans (Grand Army of the Republic or GAR) established Decoration Day.  A time for the nation to decorate the graves of those who died at war. It was declared that Decoration Day should be observed on May 30th because flowers would be in bloom all over the country.  

Today we still celebrate the day honoring those who have defended our freedoms. It also marks the unofficial start to summer.

I wish to say thank you to everyone who has served. 

To every veteran who gave his/her/their lives for our freedoms, We salute you and for those who made it home.

Words are not enough. 

What are we up to?

We will be having a Virtual Summer Camp Fair every month this summer. 

We will be featuring a camp each week for you to learn about. 

With the lift of the Mask Mandate, we have seen a jump in events! Yay! Keep in mind that each event has its own rules and guidelines for attendance. As things change with the CDC COVID guidelines and local guidelines events may still be canceled or changed to meet those guidelines. Keep an eye out I will be adding events as quickly as possible. However, If you know of an event or have an event you want to add please feel free to do so. I get notifications of events to approve before they post.

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Don't forget to check out Facebook too for other events that have been popping up randomly since the State has changed the Stay at home quarantine to the Safer at home guideline.

If you have other things you want to see Mac Kid do drop me an email. 

If you want to partner with Mac Kid I'd love to hear from you.

Remember with any event, If the weather looks questionable, - Always check in with the event itself to be sure the event is still on! You can email me as well. ESPECIALLY IN SPRING AND FALL. Now that COVID has come please comply with the COVID guidelines requested by each establishment and organizer. If you have a question about their policies please contact them directly. COVID Guidelines change regularly too so be sure to make sure that an event is still compliant and that it is not canceled.  We will update events regularly however we can't catch everything. 

If you have the newsletter you only have part of the fun! I post on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram with holiday and everyday crafts, recipes, special offers, contests, news, and new events. (see the tabs on the right or at the bottom to visit the social site) 

Stay safe, Stay healthy, Love, Live and Be Fierce for what you believe, 

Melissa Shrader 

Editor and Publisher Loveland Macaroni Kid

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