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Legion post will hold flag retirement ceremony Nov. 14

SALISBURY — The Harold B. Jarrett American Legion Post 342 will hold a public ceremony for the retirement of unserviceable U.S. flags at 10 a.m. Nov. 14, a Saturday, at the post home, 1024 Lincolnton Road.

Businesses, institutions and individuals are being invited to bring or send their worn, tattered or otherwise unserviceable flags for a dignified disposal in keeping with national ceremonial protocol standards.

Flags may be brought to the Legion post on Lincolnton Road from 10 a.m. to noon on work days, or given to members of the post at any time. If you require assistance in the delivery of flags to the post, call 704-637-1722 during the open hours.

The public is invited to view the colorful ceremony as the flags are retired in a way outlined by the National Flag Act of 1923. Unless there is inclement weather, the ceremony will be held outdoors.

In another Legion-related matter, the Harold B. Jarrett Post is collecting clean, serviceable clothing for men and women. The clothing will be distributed by the Hefner VA Medical Center.

The Legion post asked that clothing donations be brought in plastic bags to the post headquarters on Lincolnton Road between 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday.

Call 704-637-1722 for additional information. The deadline for clothing contributions is Dec. 1.

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