Summit County Executive Russ Pry and the County Council will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 at 11:30 a.m. June 18 at the Summit County Veterans Service Commission, 1060 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. The event is free and open to the public.
Sharon Myers, president of the William Wetmore Chapter Daughters of 1812, will present a 15-star flag that the Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission donated to the county. The Summit County Bicentennial Bell will ring at noon as the flag is raised by 1812 re-enactor Ted Dudra.
For information, call 330-794-5099.