Honor our veterans THIS SATURDAY!

The Berlin VFW has does so much to support us in our first year as a Pack, THIS SATURDAY, May 26 is our chance to give back to these veterans by helping them out!

9 AM to 10:15 or so – Flag Placement – Berlin Cemetery – White Horse Road, Berlin, NJ – We’ll be meeting at the Berlin Cemetery (40 Clementon Rd, Berlin, NJ 08009) at 9 AM to help the VFW place flags on the graves of over 2000 veterans buried there.  Scouts, please wear your blue or tan “Class A” Cub Scout uniforms to this event if you have them, preferably with nice pants rather than jeans or shorts.  If you do not have a uniform yet, please dress is red, white, and blue.  Friends, family, siblings, alumni, neighbors, Girl Scouts and other Boy Scouts, co-workers, and everyone else are invited and encouraged to attend and participate this event!

10:30 or so until 1115 or so – Flag Retirement Ceremony – Berlin VFW (34 Chestnut Ave, Berlin, NJ) – Right after the flag placement, we’ll head over to the Berlin VFW where Troop 48 will be running a flag retirement ceremony for the VFW starting around 10:30 AM.  As before, Scouts, please wear your blue or tan “Class A” Cub Scout uniforms to this event if you have them, preferably with nice pants rather than jeans or shorts.  If you do not have a uniform yet, please dress is red, white, and blue.  Friends, family, siblings, neighbors, Girl Scouts and other Boy Scouts, alumni, co-workers, and everyone else are invited and encouraged to attend and participate this event!

After flag retirement – Cook Out! the VFW will be having a hot dog cookout to thank all the volunteers who helped out!

Although this is our first year participating, this really is a wonderful annual event every year that brings home the meaning of Memorial Day.

There is a Facebook event located on the Pack 48 Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/pack48berlin.  If you do the Facebook thing, please mark “Attending” and share this Saturday’s events with folks!

If you want an idea about what this event it about, there was a wonderful article in the Berlin Sun last year –
https://theberlinsun.com/centuries-of-heroes-honored-at-berlin-cemetery-3115f489ea83

See everyone Saturday!

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