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Queen Ka’ahumanu Center announces support of National Military Appreciation Month and Memorial and Armed Forces Day activities
May 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Queen Ka’ahumanu Center dedicates the month of May in support of our United States Military.
In honor of our United States Military, selected Queen Ka’ahumanu Center merchants will offer special discounts, promotions and/or added value to all active military personnel with valid military identification now through May 31, 2018. A list of participating merchants is available at queenkaahumanucenter.com and the QKC Guest Services desk.
On Monday, May 28, 2018 from 10am to 1pm, a patriotic celebration honoring our United States Armed Forces will take place featuring military branches and veteran organizations. The public is invited to participate in making 100 paracord bracelets and sharing their gratitude by signing giant Hallmark gratitude cards. Care package items such as commercially prepared Hawaii-style snacks, spam, jerky and candy are encouraged and can be dropped at our QKC Gratitude box for mailing.
“Queen Ka’ahumanu Center extends their gratitude to all of our United States Military that have volunteered to fight for our unity, honor and freedom. We respect and admire all active and veteran military personnel, along with their families, for their heroic sacrifice in defending our country”, says Toni Rojas, Marketing Director. “We encourage you to extend your gratitude and aloha by joining us on Memorial Day”, says Rojas.
For more information, visit queenkaahumanucenter.com or the QKC Guest Services desk.
About National Military Appreciation Month
National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM) is celebrated every May and is a declaration that encourages U.S. citizens to observe the month in a symbol of unity. NMAM honors the current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including those who have died in the pursuit of freedom. The month of May is characterized by six national observances which highlights the contributions of those who have served.
What is a paracord?
Parachute cord is a lightweight nylon kernmantle rope originally used in the suspension lines of parachutes. This cord is a highly useful general purpose utility cord used by military personnel.