St. Simons Island Rotary - Events

2021 TAPS at Twilight


Monday May 31, Neptune Park  6:45 PM
Videos included are from 3 individual attendees.

Golden Isles Community Brass Choir – Directed by Paul Reed
224 Airborne delivers and sets up extra chairs for VETS   Tony McCall sound system
Introduction by Rotary President Beverly Trainor
Color Guard USMC JROTC Glynn Academy under the direction of Mike Antonio
National Anthem- Luis Haza on Violin  (National Anthem Video)
Invocation by TAPS Rotary Chair Susan Imhoff (Invocation Video)
Speaker- Lieutenant Colonel Steve Bolton - Hunter Army Airfield Commander (Bio) (Speaker Video - last part)
Leslie Mattingly led the attendees in singing ”GOD BLESS AMERICA” (God Bless America Video)
Laying of the wreath by Dick James and John Gibson with  Bagpiper -Tim Akins
Rich Wagner played TAPS to close the program at dusk.
Other pictures Slideshow




Big TAPS Event Crowd at Neptune Park

Luis Haza, Col. Steve Bolton, Fmr US Sen. Mack Mattingly, State Sen. Sheila McNeil and Leslie Mattingly Golden Isles Community Brass Choir
Lieutenant Colonel Steve Bolton Glynn Academy-Brunswick High USMC JROTC Color Guard
Leslie Mattingly  "God Bless America" Luis Haza on Violin
Rich Wagner TAPS at Close Invocation by Susan Imhoff - SSI Rotary TAPS Chair

Laying of the Wreath        Bagpiper Tim Akins -  Dick James & John Gibson


Jim Bruce