Over 500 flags receive proper retirement

May 26, 2014

in Local

FlagRetirement-1The 40 & 8 Veterans Association’s annual Sedalia Memorial Day Picnic was held Monday, May 26 at Liberty Park.

The event included a US flag retirement ceremony, which involved the proper disposal of well over 500 flags that were torn, battered or faded.

John Ezell, Missouri State Fair Idol winner and Carnival Cruise Line entertainer, was the musical guest.

40 & 8, Voiture 333 provides nursing scholarships, trophies and plaques for S-C JROTC, US flags for downtown Sedalia, flags for first graders, the Veterans Clinic, the Warrensburg Veterans Home and other Veteran and civic programs. Photo by Randy Kirby, Sedalia Weekly Observer.

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