We have an announcement from the Oelwein American Legion, regarding the Memorial Day ceremony:

As preparation for Memorial Day coming up a week from Monday, May 31st, American Legion member Jake Blitsch is once again looking for volunteers to put up American flags at Woodlawn cemetery, on the west side of Oelwein.

This will take place beginning at 9am, this Saturday morning.   Come and help, bring someone with you, and maybe make it a family affair.

Over 600 American flags will decorate the cemetery for the Memorial Day service, in honor of our veterans.   According to Blitsch, with enough help, the whole process of putting up the hundreds of flags could take as little as one hour.

More help will be needed on the Tuesday after Memorial Day, when the flags will be taken down.

Again, volunteers are asked to be at the cemetery at 9am this Saturday, May 22nd.


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