May 4 is quickly approaching. It will be 13 years since CPL Stephen R. Bixler gave his life for our country. Even after 13 years, it is still so very hard to realize Steve will not be coming home. The community of Suffield is coming together once again to honor and remember Stephen, at his Annual Memorial Picnic. Every year since Stephen was killed while on patrol in Iraq, May 4, 2006, his buddies have coordinated a picnic held on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend to honor Steve and keep his memory alive. Friends, family and many from the community gather to honor CPL Bixler for the sacrifice he made for his country and for the freedoms we have today.
This year’s picnic is:
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Suffield Sportsman’s Club
2900 Phelps Road
Food, Beverages, Music, Raffles, Door Prizes
Tickets are $15.00 and are available at First Suffield Bank, A Division of PeoplesBank, Suffield Hardware, Suffield Pizza, and also at the door or by calling Annie @860-668-7592.