An American Flag Raising Ceremony May 10th: A symbol of honor, pride and glory forever
What first started out as a grieving daughter wanting an American flag to fly high over the Field of Honor in the Veterans section of the cemetery her father, Harold Perkins, was laid to rest in, has managed to get the attention of the VFW and the Boy Scouts.
As a Boy Scout leader and a daughter of a veteran, Lisa Rougeau wanted her sons to be a part of something great so May 10th from 10 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. there’s going to be a formal flag raising ceremony at Claybar’s Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
The Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from pack 290 will be conducting the ceremony honoring all deceased veterans in the cemetery’s Field of Honor. There will be a speaker from Claybar and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2775 will be in attendance.
Lisa is a very patriotic daughter and feels strongly about the pride, sacrifice and honor the American flag represents, not only to her, but to countless veterans and American citizens.
“I am so pleased that the day of the ceremony falls on the anniversary of the day my Father passed away in 2013 on May 10th,” said Lisa.
So come on out and honor our military and come admire the flag on the newly lit flagpole. See you there!