2022 Official End of America’s Hurricane Season Ceremony
and “Burning of the Hurricane Flags,” WED, NOV 30 at 5PM,
USCGC Ingham Museum Ship, Truman Waterfront Pier, Key West
On November 30, we celebrate the ‘Official End of America’s 2022 Hurricane Season’ or, as the Conch Republic’s First Sea Lord, ADM Finbar fondly says, “We celebrate our ‘Conch Thanksgiving.’
Join Conch Republic Dignitaries & Military Forces, Elected Officials, and Civic Leaders to say farewell to the 2022 Hurricane Season. Make a toast to the Sunset and listen to live music on the deck of the USCGC Ingham Maritime, at the Truman Waterfront, foot of Southard in Old Town.
Learn about (and sign up) to join) a branch of the Conch Republic Military Forces (including the Air Force, Army, CIA, Marine Army, and Navy.) Get your “Official CR Citizen Passport,” CRN Vessel Commission. ‘Fresh Water Conch’ certificates are also available and benefit the Sister Season Fund.
Glad Tidings Bishop Jonathan Carey will give the Benediction and update on their ‘Bahamas Reset’ Outreach Program, including the upcoming 2023 Flagship WOLF Bahamian Humanitarian Sails to Nassau, bringing relief supplies for distribution.
Live music begins at 4pm, with Raven Cooper and Uncle Bob, and the Ceremony starts at 4:30pm, and includes the Blowing of the Sacred Conch Shell, Presentation of Colors by the Key West Cadet Squadron US Civil Air Patrol, and Benediction by Bishop Jonathan Carey, Glad Tidings Community to Community Outreach program.
The Ceremonial Burning of the Hurricane Flags (with the help of the Conch Republic’s Speaker of the House, Paul Menta and GEN Scarlett Jai Sommers, CO of the Conch Republic Army) is at 5pm.
The Conch Republic is a “sovereign state of mind,” and our nation’s values are Humor, Warmth, Respect and Peace. For more info, visit ConchRepublic.com & ConchRepublicMilitaryForces.com
We are thankful the Conch Republic suffered only minor damage when Hurricane Ian passed and send our prayers to the many who were not as fortunate.
*CEREMONY LIVESTREAMED ON FACEBOOK *
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