Flags sought for Akron Avenue of Flags

Posted April 25, 2014 at 2:34 pm

Albert E. Hoschler American Legion Post No. 186 is preparing for its annual Memorial Day program and Avenue of Flags, which will be held Monday, May 26.

They are accepting flags of deceased veterans for the Avenue of Flags, which is set up over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in the Akron City Park.

The flags received this year will be dedicated at the Memorial Day program on May 26 in the Akron City Park.

The Post asks for a donation of $25 to cover the cost of the staff for the flag.

In order to make all of the preparations for the Memorial Day program, the deadline for donating a flag is May 15.

If anyone has a flag of a deceased veteran they would like to donate to the Avenue of Flags, please call Gene Waag at 568-3261. If there is no answer, please leave a message. For more information, please contact Gene Waag at 568-3261 or Stan Rolfes at 568-3492.

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