Southwest FL – At the February luncheon the Military Officers Association of Sarasota enjoyed a very informative presentation on The Many Faces of Old Glory given by Vane Scott III.
Following the Stars & Stripes Celebration at Patriot Plaza on Monday, to record crowds estimated at over 3,000, with Vane Scott III, Michael Krebs, as Abraham Lincoln, Lauren Nielson, Miss Tampa singing our National Anthem and God Bless America, acapella, and the Pops Orchestra,
Brian McCarty, the event organizer, introduced Vane to the luncheon crowd at the Bird Key Yacht Club. We couldn’t fit the Pops Orchestra in the dining room and Abe was in a heated argument with Fredrick Douglas and couldn’t make our luncheon. So Vane shed his Revolutionary War garb and performed in his Sarasota beach uniform… polo shirt and shorts. The performance was extraordinary by all accounts. Sue Scott played The Many Faces of Old Glory performance music and Vane gave a one-hour performance on how both the “British Union Jack” and “Old Glory” came to be.
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