47th Annual Military Appreciation Month Luncheon Top of The Bay Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD May 16, 2024

The Maryland Gold Star Mothers were invited to attend the 47th Annual Military Appreciation Month Luncheon sponsored by The Harford County Chamber of Commerce, which was held at Top of The Bay located at Aberdeen Proving Ground.  The premier sponsor of the event was Freedom Federal Credit Union.  University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health and Ourisman Toyota 40 were the Gold Star Sponsors.  Following a delicious lunch, all Active Duty and Veterans, along with the Gold Star Mothers and Spouses were recognized. The Harford County Executive, Robert Cassilly welcomed the Gold Star Families and discussed how Harford County and Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), work together for the people of the community as well as the military. Col.  Philip Mundweil, Senior Aberdeen Proving Ground Garrison Commander, followed with remarks. The keynote speaker was Major General Janeen L. Birckhead who currently serves as the 31st Adjutant General of the Maryland National Guard was the keynote speaker.  Gold Star Moms, Paula Davis, Janice Chance, Donna Robinson, Joy Goode, Yvonne Green, Stephanie White were among the Gold Star Families and guests attending the event.