Local mayors support Community Covenant program

Local mayors will gather in a show of support for military service members and their families during activities scheduled for Friday, July 1 in Utah State University’s Romney Stadium. As part of the patriotic program during Logan’s newly-minted annual summer celebration Freedom Fire, local representatives will pledge to support military families and personnel through the Community Covenant program.The initiative, created in 2008 by the United States Army, is designed to reach out to all military service members. Logan Mayor Randy Watts says military members and their families sacrifice so much for our freedom that we want them to know they are supported by their community.Watts says signing the covenant will give the service men and women more security. They will know their families back home will be taken care of. The Cache County Community Covenant will be presented to the public during Freedom Fire. Freedom Fire, a collaboration between Logan City and Utah State University’s Caine Colleger of the Arts, features Diamond Rio, American Festival Chorus and Orchestra and America Sings, Inc. along with fireworks from Fireworks West.

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