Sirens, Horns Signal Start of Foofaraw Military Appreciation Day

After cheering military guests, participants gather near the new harbor security vessel.


Submitted by the Port of Olympia

Port of Olympia FoofarawPort of Olympia is proud to participate once again in the annual Foofaraw Military Appreciation Day on Sept. 5. We want to inform downtown area neighborhoods that sirens and horns will salute our troops at 8 a.m.

Members of Washington State Patrol, Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, Olympia Fire Department, Weyerhaeuser Company and the Port will fly the flag and sound emergency equipment as military guests cruise past the Port.

Military guests will enjoy a fun-filled day of outdoor activities with a salmon dinner prepared by Chehalis Tribe members.

Sponsoring Foofaraw 2014 are Olympia Yacht Club, Thurston County Chamber and Harborstone Credit Union.

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