COMMUNITY FLAG DAY SERVICE
8th ANNUAL10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 8, 2013
Historic Logan Neighborhood
Between South 16th and 17th Streets on Edith Street
Behind the Logan Museum and the Tourism Center at Sheley House
An old-fashioned celebration featuring a caravan through town along flag-lined streets (Courtesy of the Lions Club)
A flag folding and retirement ceremony by the Elks Flag Team, American Legion, Scouts and Patriots Bravo Co.
Music by Alice Berry and Voices United of Southern Illinois
and MHS Crimson Express
Invocation and Benediction
City of Murphysboro and Its Tourism Commission
General John A. Logan Museum
American Legion Paul Stout Post 127
Elks Lodge 572
Patriots Bravo Co.
Veterans of Foreign War Post 7190
Friends of Murphysboro
Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce
Murphysboro Masonic Lodge 498
Following the service: Gudided Walking Tours - "Stories of the Logan Historic District"
No admission fee
Arrive early and bring lawn chairs
Rain or Shine
Military personnel are invited to wear their uniforms and veterans their medals
Cub, Boy, Girl, and Eagle Scouts participation encouraged
Worn flags to be retired can be brought in advance to the American Legion (North 16th and Gartside Streets) or the General Logan Museum. They can also be brought to the Service.