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Flag Day ceremonies scheduled for today in Beaufort County

Several Flag Day ceremonies are planned in Beaufort County today.

  • The Exchange Club of Beaufort, the Disabled American Veterans and the Burton Fire District will host a flag retirement ceremony at 5:30 p.m. at the fire station at 36 Burton Hill Road in Beaufort. Unusable flags may be dropped off at the station ahead of time or brought to the ceremony. Details: Angel Flewelling, 843-525-0102, or Ron Voegeli, 843-524-6677.
  • The Sun City Hilton Head Veterans Association will hold a flag-burning ceremony to dispose of old flags at 10 a.m. at the pavilion near Sun City's Magnolia Hall parking lot, according to a Bluffton Township Fire District new release. A flag also will be presented to the fire district in honor of emergency personnel who responded to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the release said.
  • American Legion Post 185 of Hilton Head Island will conduct a traditional Flag Day ceremony at 2 p.m. at the Shelter Cove Veterans Memorial.
  • Hilton Head Island Elks Lodge No. 2773 will host a flag retirement ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at the lodge at 173 Marshland Road. Flags may be dropped off in the designated container in front of the building. Details: Andy Davison, 843-422-8256.
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