Message Monday - May 25, 2015 - Each Life Matters

5-25-message-mondayWhat matters to you? The things we hold dear shift as our life circumstances change. But, for the vast majority of us, our family members will always be on top of the list of priorities. This time of year we’re planning family vacations, celebrating graduations and preparing for weddings. One bad decision can changes those plans in an instant. 

Memorial Day is traditionally a day of memorial services, parades and 21-gun salutes for our war heroes, honoring those who gave their lives in service to our country Tragically, for many families, the day hits closer to home as they spend the day visiting the grave sites of sons, daughters, mothers and fathers who were tragically killed on our highways.

How ever you choose to spend Memorial Day, if the day includes alcohol, designate a sober driver to assure you’ll be around to follow through on all the other plans you have for the summer. 

Our hearts go out to the parents and friends of the high school senior in this news story. A bad decision to get in a vehicle with a drinking driver took away his future and altered the lives of so many.

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