Memorial Day Weekend Starts With Aloha Friday For Long Beach Homes

Aloha Friday & Memorial Day For Long Beach HomesAloha Friday is a celebration of life and embraces honoring those who have gone before, as well. This Memorial Weekend is filled with events that do the same near Long Beach homes. Whether you wish to spend your time honoring troops and loved ones who have served or creating new memories with family and friends, at, we hope you take time to be grateful and remember all that you have.

If you’d like to start off your Memorial Day weekend in a traditional fashion, you can visit the Gold Star Manor Ceremony at Spring Street, near Long Beach homes, just west of Santa Fe Avenue at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 24th. Special guest Major General David Berger, has a stellar Marine Corps history as a 31-year infantry combat veteran and commanding general and will be in attendance. Enter at the gate on Spring or find out more by calling 562.426.7651.

On Saturday, May 25th, families will be congregating at Marina Green Park beginning at 6:30 a.m. to join in the excitement and give back at the Children Today 5k/10k Run Fundraiser. Come see what it’s all about at Shoreline Drive on the Beach Bike Path as they celebrate their 5th year of raising funds for Children Today’s Play House. Registered participants receive a t-shirt and goodie bag at this rain or shine event.

Sunday, May 26th brings another Memorial Day tribute locally as Gold Star Mother Elaine Brattain, speaks at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos at 9:30 a.m. Held in the Liberty Theater, Building 6, at 11200 Lexington Drive, all are welcome with photo ID.

Lastly, the annual “Tolling The Boats” will be held on Monday, May 27th, at 11 a.m. by the U.S. National Submarine Memorial West, as well. Captain Thomas Ishee, commodore of San Diego’s Submarine Squadron 11 will speak and all are invited to attend at 800 Seal Beach Boulevard.

About Ric Dizon

Ric Dizon is a mortgage consultant (NMLS 230093) with iMortgage, a premier mortgage banker in Long Beach, California. He's in love with four things in life...being a dad, his Ku'uipo Pamela, Hawaii and finding you the right home loan. Connect with Ric on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Twitter and check out his Instagram photos.