Flag retirement ceremony this weekend

Shelton-Flag-Retire10-FISutter-Terlizzi, American Legion Post 16 of Shelton will be holding a flag retirement ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 25, at 1:30 p.m.

Members of the legion, as well as area boy and girl scouts, will take part in the ceremony. Scouts from each unit will be part of the flag retirement detail as well as two girl scouts reading the poem I am the Flag, and a Boy Scout leading the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Anyone having flags to be retired may drop them off at the American Legion, 295 Bridgeport Avenue. A metal red, white and blue flag deposit box is located at the front porch of the post.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony. Scout groups are encouraged to attend in uniform with their unit colors.