Newton, NC – The Newton Elks Lodge #2042 will host a Flag Day Service on Wednesday, June 14th at their West J Street, Newton location. The service will celebrate the history of the seven official flags that have flown over the United States of America.

The Newton Boy Scout Troop #383 will present the flags as their story is told.

Dave VanDerwerken, Americanism and Fraternal Committee Chairman for Newton Elks Lodge #2042, will conduct the informative and historical service.

Following the service, a flag retirement ceremony will be performed to retire all soiled and tattered flags.

The Flag Day Service begins at 7 p.m. and the public is invited to attend this very patriotic program. A light buffet will be served at the conclusion of the service.

For additional information about the Flag Day Service, please call the Newton Elks Lodge #2042 at (828) 464-1630.