Tybee Island Honors Military Families with Tybee Salutes Heroes

American flags will be flying island-wide as Tybee welcomes military families for Tybee Salutes Heroes 2015! The second annual event to honor military heroes and their families will be November 13-15, 2015 (the weekend after Veterans Day).

Active and former military personnel are invited to bring their families to Tybee Island for a weekend of quality time together at the beach. Weekend highlights include family-friendly events at the Tybee Island American Legion Post #154 and the Tybee Salutes Heroes Parade.

Various Tybee accommodations are offering special rates for the weekend. In addition to accommodations, several island restaurants, shops and attractions will also offer special discounts for military families. Just ask for your Military Discount when shopping and it’ll give us the chance to thank you for your service!

Individuals and families interested in staying on Tybee Island during Tybee Salutes Heroes 2015 need to fill out the entry form at http://visittybee.com/events/event/tybee-salutes-heroes/. The deadline to enter is October 30 at 5 p.m. Individuals and organizations interested in taking part in the Tybee Salutes Heroes 2015 Parade may find the application online at http://visittybee.com/events/event/tybee-salutes-heroes/. Applications can be mailed to the address provided on the application or emailed to tybeesalutesheroes@gmail.com. The deadline to submit the parade application is October 30.

Tybee Island is famous for family-friendly getaways and the salute to military heroes is no exception. As each military guest arrives, there will be a welcome bag filled with coupons, discounts and gifts from local businesses and a full list of weekend activities. On Saturday, November 14, even more flags will line the streets of the island as the Tybee Salutes Heroes Parade marches through town. The parade will be followed by a special ceremony in Memorial Park. Afterwards, the American Legion Post #154 will host a military family celebration at the end of the day.

Perhaps one of the most special features of the celebration is the opportunity to relax on the beach with your family. Take all day Sunday to do just that and let us celebrate your homecomings and your service. Tybee Salutes Heroes. Tybee Salutes You. Now get ready to hear “At Ease” for an entire weekend of Tybee time!

Source: VisitTybee.com

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