SYRACUSE — Chautauqua-Wawasee and Syracuse American Legion Post #223 are collaborating to sponsor “Taps Across the Water” on Sunday, May 30.
This event begins at dusk to honor and mourn military personnel who have died in the performance of their duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces.
Organizers are requesting a moment of silence by all in attendance at 9:08 p.m., which will be dusk, Taps will sound simultaneously by buglers placed on Lake Wawasee, Syracuse Lake and Papkeechie Lake.
Both solo and echo rendition of Taps will be audible depending on the lake location. Participating musicians include members of the community and surrounding areas, including veterans, community bands, high schools, educators, and professionals. Dr. Matthew Murdock from Trevecca University in Nashville is the music coordinator for the event.
The public is encouraged to attend and convene at public access lakeside areas, parks or on the water.
Oakwood Foundation Chautauqua-Wawasee, a non-profit organization, provides life-enriching experiences in support of the arts, education, faith and recreation. To learn more see http://www.chautauquawawasee.org or Chautauqua Wawasee’s Facebook site.