Final Total  2702   as of Flag Day 06/14/2016

 

Final Total for 2017 = 4619

Now we start all over again. Running totals are below and will be updated.

Norton Admin                                                  76

Barberton YMCA                                         383

Hoffman's ACE Hdwr - Ellet                      250

Stow Police Department                            222

Akron Vet Serv Comm.                              376

Tallmadge Fire Dept.                                  14

Springfield Police Dept.                               42

 Falls Quirk Center                                      964

Falls City Building                                       612

  Hoffman's Ace Hrdw.  Norton                  169

  Hoffffman's Ace Hdw. Portage Lakes     161

Bath Fire Dept                                            397

Hartville City Hall                                        58

Akron VA Clinic                                          495

Jewish War Vets                                           24

Misc places                                                    27

                                  7-10-2017                                                                 ________

TOTAL:                                                     4619

FLAG PROJECT NEWS

 

This year we found out by accident the Summit County Sheriff's Department would  no longer be doing the Flag Retirement Ceremony!

 

So what do you do with 4000 + Flags?

You go to the Boy Scouts for help!!!

 

Many thanks to Ruth Munday, Director of the scouts for a multi-county area!

Because of her help and support, we were able to take 4619 flags to Camp Butler in Northen Summit County and give them to the Scouts for retirement.  They will be used throughout the year to train all the Scouts that come in from all over in the proper procedure for retiring flags, a win - win situation!!!

 

We will also be taking flags to them at various times of the year instead of having to store them all year.

 

Below are pictures from our flag run on a rainy day (of course).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 900

 

2978 Wedgewood Drive

Suite 6018

Akron, Ohio  44312

 

E-mail:

Presvva900@aol.com

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