Gr8 Job: Elks Lodge hosts Flag Day event Friday

Gr8 Job: Elks Lodge hosts Flag Day event Friday
A ceremony Friday at the Mall at Turtle Creek honored the United States flag as part of Flag Day. The event was sponsored by the Elks Lodge. (Source: City of Jonesboro Facebook page)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - An event Friday recognized the Stars and Stripes, plus provided history on the day that honors the United States flag.

According to a post on the city of Jonesboro Facebook page, the Elks Lodge hosted a Flag Day ceremony Friday at the Mall at Turtle Creek.

The Elks Lodge held a lovely Flag Day Ceremony at the Mall at Turtle Creek. They spoke of the history and timeline of...

Posted by City of Jonesboro, AR - Government on Friday, June 14, 2019

In addition to the ceremony, the people in attendance heard from speakers about the history of all United States flags and learned why each flag is folded 13 times.

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