Public invited to Flag Retirement Meal Saturday in Broken Bow

BROKEN BOW- Veterans of Foreign Wars post 3576 has invited the public to their annual meal and flag retirement ceremony, taking place Saturday June 11.

The event is a fundraiser to maintain the Veteran’s Memorial Building on 1st Avenue in Broken Bow, which is where the event will be held. Throughout the year, the Memorial Building is used for a variety of events and purposes including being used as a polling place.

The meal will be served from 4 until 7 pm, with entrees including mountain oysters, sloppy joes, and pulled pork. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own beverage of choice. Tickets will be sold for $10 at the door.

Starting at 5 pm, a flag retirement ceremony will take place. Dell Moninger, one of the organizers of the event, encourages those attending to bring any tattered, faded, or torn American flags they might have in their homes so that they can be properly retired.