(L – R) Color Guard members Terry Gilbert, John Ricca, Fred Rogers, Larry Wilhelm, Norm Burgess, and Ted Ruybal. Photo by Eric Bonar.

Frisco Freedom Fest

(L – R) Veterans Ted Ruybal and Fred Rogers manned a recruiting booth in the Patriotic Vendor Village. Photo by Eric Bonar.

The Post 178 Color Guard had the honor of presenting the Nation’s Colors during opening ceremonies of the ‘Party in the Plaza’ festivities at the Frisco Freedom Fest on July 4 in the City Hall Plaza.  In addition to live entertainment, The Taste of Frisco featured more than 20 local restaurants.

Post 178 also manned a recruiting booth in the ‘Patriotic Vender Village’ which included more than 20 local entities.  Besides discussing membership opportunities, miniature American flags were freely given to village attendees.  Scouts from BSA Troop 178 also attended and provide assistance.

Festivities concluded with one of the largest fireworks shows in North Texas.