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Gallery: Damascus Ruritan flag retirement ceremony

Liana Gabrelcik of Beloit played “Taps.” She is a West Branch High School senior.
Ruritans Dave Wingett, left, and Harold Snyder removed the old flag from the flagpole and raised a new one.
Michele Grandon of Sebring sang the national anthem.
Rurtian Darlene Snyder helped with the proper disposal of used flags.
Liana Gabrelcik of Beloit helped with the proper disposal of used flags. The West Branch High School senior also played “Taps.”

The Damascus Ruritans Club held its annual flag retirement ceremony Saturday at the Damascus Community Center. Shown above, Michele Grandon of Sebring, who also sang the national anthem, helped with the proper disposal of used flags.

(Salem News photos by J.D. Creer)

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