MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) This weekend is the unofficial start to summer. Many of us will enjoy the weekend on the water, at the beach, at the ball field or at a family picnic. During all of the fun let's take a few minutes to remember the meaning of this holiday.
Consider This: The reason it is called Memorial Day is to show respect for those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. Often we don't observe the day as it should be; a day where we remember family, neighbors and friends who gave everything fighting for our freedom.
So this weekend enjoy all of the activities, but also join me in saying thank you to the families of the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for all of us.