Annual Mother’s Day Breakfast

Bedford American Legion Family Post 221 357 The Great Road, Bedford

Mother’s Day Breakfast, Seven Decades of Bedford Tradition During the late 1920s and into the 1930s Anna Jarvis, disavowed all her previous efforts when she initially began promoting Mother’s Day in 1905. She became so disenchanted with the commercial surge of flower and gift sales, telephone call spikes and all those “Hallmark Moment” cards that she felt the holiday was being overtaken by greed. We, at Bedford’s American Legion Family Post 221, delight in her failure to remove the nationally accepted holiday from your calendar. Some of Anna’s traditions still occur at our annual Mother’s Day Breakfast. Jarvis, the “Mother”

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