Even though your kids haven't physically been to school for weeks now, the end of the actual school year is upon us. Whether you have a senior graduating or your kids are moving up to the next grade, the end of school is the end of a chapter and the start of a new one. And here is the start to another Sip 🙂
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This week, in 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh completed the first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He traveled from New York to Paris in the Spirit of Saint Louis in about 33.5 hours.
Many congrats to the class of 2020! Here are some fast facts about graduation!
1) The tradition of tossing the cap started during a naval academy ceremony in 1912.
2) Michael Kearney graduated from the University of South Alabama in 1994, at the age of 10, making him the youngest person to graduate from college.
3) The well-known graduation song, “Pomp and Circumstance” wasn't originally written for graduation. The creator of the song, Edward Elgar wrote it for King Edward VII. It was then played in 1905 when Elgar received an honorary doctorate from Yale, establishing the song for graduations to come.
4) Kermit the Frog has probably been the most interesting celebrity commencement speaker. He spoke at Southhampton College in 1996.
Congrats to our last week Sip winners, Carolyn T., Fort Gordon, GA and Melissa N., NAS JRB NOLA SARC. They got the code word in a couple minutes after we sent the email!
In honor of Military Appreciation Month, we at MilSpouseFest are having some amazing giveaways through the month of May. Here are the ways to win!
Each Sip in May will have a code word, the first person to email the code word to email@example.com will be the winner! Due to the abundance of email entries, if you don't get a reply back from us you didn't win, but you're still a winner to us 🙂
Make sure you have liked our MilSpouseFest Facebook page, we will be giving weekly prizes throughout the month of May for Military Spouse Appreciation month.
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“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”- Elmer Davis
As we look ahead to Memorial Day, we want to remember all those who have given their lives for our country. We can never thank them enough and will always keep their families in our hearts and prayers.
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