Thursday, June 16, 2016
Lincoln Newspaper Covers Dorchester's Flag Day Ceremony
This past Tuesday, June 14, was Flag Day.
To recognize the importance of the day, the Dorchester American Legion, Post No. 264, hosted a flag retirement ceremony.
Along with several local and area residents, American Legion State Commander Mike Reimers attended the event and addressed the crowd.
A total of 1,957 unserviceable flags from the communities of Dorchester, York, Fairmont, Lincoln, Wilber, Fairbury and Crete were retired during the Dorchester Legion's flag retirement ceremony.
The Lincoln Journal Star took pictures of the event. They can be viewed by clicking here.
Following the flag retirement ceremonies, the Legion and Legion Auxiliary provided a covered-dish meal.