City Times Staff
Plover VFW Post 10262 and the Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct a Flag Day Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Korean War Memorial by Worzella Park in Plover on Sunday, June 14th at 11 AM.
The ceremony is performed once every few years and includes a Missing Man Ceremony and Flag Retirement Ritual during which each stripe is cut from a flag to represent each of the 13 colonies and taken to the fire.
The Stevens Point Elks Lodge will hold its annual Flag Day Ceremony on Sunday at its clubhouse, 1132 Clark St., and feature the Plover VFW Honor Guard. A flag folding ceremony and rifle volley will follow.
Scheduled speakers include Mayor Mike Wiza, Portage Co. Executive Patty Dreier and Mike Clements, Portage Co. veterans services officer.
The public is welcome to attend both events.