U.S. Marine Corps birthday ceremony to be held in Decatur

DECATUR - A formal cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the birthday of the United States Marine Corps will be held in Decatur on Monday.

U.S. Marines and veterans celebrate the Marine Corps' birthday November 10 in order to honor and celebrate the men and women serving as Marines.  The birthday is celebrated with a cake cutting ceremony, in which the first piece of cake is given to the oldest Marine present, and the second piece going to the youngest.

Woody's Bar in Decatur will hold a formal cake cutting ceremony at 7:00 p.m.  The public is encouraged to attend.  In addition to the ceremony, raffles to raise money for Wounded Warriors will be held.
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