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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘flags’

Memorial Day: Berthoud

Memorial Day: Berthoud

Patriot Alley, display of flags on Welch Avenue in Berthoud. Photo by Haiko Eichler

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered Friday

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered Friday

in honor of Col. Leo Boston   DENVER ­— Thursday, July 14, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Friday, July 15, in honor of Col. Leo S. Boston. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset. Col. Boston was the pilot of an A1 Skyraider aircraft that was on a search-and-rescue mission in North Vietnam on April 29, 1966, when it was reported missing. Col. Boston’s status remained as missing until ... Full Story

Berthoud Veterans place flags at cemetery

Berthoud Veterans place flags at cemetery

Berthoud Lions Club veterans did not let the weather deter them from putting up flags at the Greenlawn cemetery in honor of Veterans Day. The twice-yearly event (Memorial Day and Veterans Day) has been done for so many years that none of the participants can remember when it started. Curtis Wilson said he may have been in the original group, but couldn’t be sure. He did remember that the flagpoles were purchased, indicating that he may well have participated in the inaugural posting ... Full Story

Project America Run comes to Berthoud

Project America Run comes to Berthoud

July 15, 2010 Mike Ehredt is running across the United States, planting a flag every mile. The flags each have a ribbon with the name of a serviceman/woman killed in the Iraq war. 4,375 flags with 4,375 yellow ribbons along a route that measures 4,551 miles from Astoria, Washington to Rockland, Maine. Today he came to Berthoud. Ehredt is a U.S. Army veteran and a retired postal clerk from the town of Driggs, Idaho, population 1,100. Briggs is no stranger to endurance sports. According ... Full Story

Flags and Flowers commemorate Memorial Day at

Flags and Flowers commemorate Memorial Day at Greenlawn

  Lions Club members Sam MacDonald, John Bona, Curtis Wilson, Mike Waldo and Jon Erickson placed 14 flags at Greenlawn Cemetery early on Monday morning. The annual observance of Memorial Day was marked by the Berthoud Lions Club putting up a row of flags at Greenlawn Cemetery. The flag raising has been a Lions’ tradition for more years than the volunteers can recall. Inside the cemetery, the graves of veterans had already been marked with small individual flags. Initially ... Full Story

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