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

 

Final Total for 2017 6/30 = 4619

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

Norton Admin                                                  27

Barberton YMCA                                          60

Hoffman's ACE Hdwr - Ellet                       76

Stow Police Department                             80

Akron Vet Serv Comm.                              415

Springfield Police Dept.                               --

 Falls Quirk Center                                       52

Falls City Building                                        45

 Hoffman's Ace Hrdw.  Norton                   29

   Hoffman's Ace Hdw. Portage Lakes       44

 

Bath Fire Dept                                             323

Akron VA Clinic                                           114

Jewish War Vets                                           --

Misc places                                                    --

                                  11-16-2017                                                                 ________

TOTAL:                                                      1264

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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