The Revolutionary War soldier at center is Phil Ballou, not technically part of the display. Iberia Bank hosted a showing of war memorabilia from the island's veterans, with items from a samurai sword to the swastika from a Nazi bordello, and offered refreshments after Marco's Memorial Day celebration on Monday. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
Generally, brandishing a pistol in a bank lobby is not a good idea. But Monday, Keith Dameron got away with it. Dameron and his Iberia Bank staff welcomed the participants in Marco Island’s Memorial Day celebration, held at the Marco Cemetery on the opposite corner of Elkcam Circle and Bald Eagle Drive, to view a display of war memorabilia from the island’s veterans, and enjoy refreshments and cold drinks.
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