'Flags of Honor' display coming to West Salem

June Dairy Days displays American flags honoring military members

WEST SALEM, Wis. (WKBT) - The June Dairy Days Association is bringing a new display to West Salem.

"The Flags of Honor" will open its display in West Salem Village Park this Friday through Sunday.

There will be 600 American flags and 10 flags for each branch of the military all expanding over a mile long.

People can sponsor a 'card' which will be displayed on a flag pole "In Remembrance" or "In Honor" of someone.

"This is actually the first time they've allowed the flags out of Minnesota, they've always traveled in Minnesota. So we asked for and received permission to do it in coordination with June Dairy Days so we're pretty excited to bring them," said June Dairy Days President Rita Schmitz.

It's $10 per card to honor someone. Proceeds from this event will be used by June Dairy Days for expenses related to the annual festival in two weeks.

For more information, visit the June Dairy Days website.


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