Greenlawn VFW Bringing Old Glory Mailbox to Towns
Will collect American flags to be disposed of properly
Feb 27, 2012, 5:32 p.m.
Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern Chairman of the Veterans and Seniors Committee, is pleased to announce that the Greenlawn American Legion, Post #1244 will be bringing its mobile "Old Glory" flag collection box to the following locations in our community:
Indian Hollow School - 151 Kings Park Road- March 5th-March 9th
North Ridge Schoo l- Town Line Road- March 12th-March 16th
Burr Intermediate Schoo l- Burr Road- March 19th-March 23rd
Commack High School - One Scholar Lane-March 26th-March 30th
Wood Park School - 15 New Highway-April 2nd ?April 15th
Sawmill Intermediate - 103 New Highway- April 16th-April 20th
Commack Middle School - Vanderbilt Parkway- April 23rd-April 27th
Rolling Hills School - 25 McCulloch Dr.- April 30th-May 4th
Hubbs Administration Bldg. - May 7th-May 11th
"I applaud the Greenlawn American Legion for bringing this beautifully decorated 'Old Glory Flag Box' to schools in our communities for collection of used flags, so we can be sure that American flags are disposed of properly," Legislator Stern said. "The Old Glory Flag Box serves as a reminder of our freedoms, and of those who have fought and continue to fight to protect our way of life and our great nation.
"I applaud the Marines Dick Tartaglia and Norman Taylor for beautifully painting and refurbishing an old mailbox for collection of used flags and the Elwood VFW for placing the box at its post and for placing an additional box at Huntington Town Hall, so we can be sure that American flags, the symbol of our great nation, are disposed of properly," Legislator Stern said.