Flag disposal ceremony to be Thursday, May 1

The West Stearns County American Legion Council will conduct a flag disposal ceremony at the Lake Henry American Legion Post 612.  The ceremony will start at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 1.

West Stearns County Legion Council Commander Roger Rothstein invites and encourages the public to attend and participate.

The County Council holds a flag disposal ceremony three times each year, in May, July and September.  The Council consists of the American Legion posts of Albany, Brooten, Lake Henry, Melrose, Paynesville and Sauk Centre.  People may turn in their old and worn flags, to be disposed of, at any American Legion post, or at Amps and the Holiday station in Albany.

The next flag disposal will be July 3 in Brooten.