Beacon Journal staff

GREEN: The annual ceremonial retirement of American flags will be held at 7 p.m. June 14 at the Robert D. Campbell Training Center, 2825 Greensburg Road.


The ceremony will feature guest speaker U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton, D-Copley Township.


Attendees must arrive 30 minutes before the ceremony. Once the ceremony begins, no traffic will be permitted in the parking lot.


Anyone wishing to retire an American flag can bring it to any Summit County Sheriff's Office facility through June 8.


Flags must be folded and placed in a paper or plastic bag with a note attached to the flag eyelet indicating the name of the person or organization retiring the flag.


Any agency or other community group wishing to participate in this event can contact Capt. Dale A. Soltis at 330-896-4019.