Flag Day Dedication Ceremony, Ohio County Public Library

On June 14, Flag Day, the Ohio County Public Library hosted a noon Dedication Ceremony to recognize the Fort Henry Chapter and the Wheeling Chapter, DAR for their gifts of a United States and a West Virginia flag for the auditorium.

The Color Guard of American Legion Post 1 presented the colors for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mary Jo Guidi, Regional Coordinator for US Senator Joe Manchin, presented a message from the Senator along with a US flag, which has been flown over the US Capitol, as a gift to the Library.

Wheeling attorney Joe Blaylock, an amateur vexillologist (flag expert) delivered a presentation on the history of the development of the US flag.

A singalong of patriotic songs was led by Richard Morriale (Yodeling Dick Brooks) of Wheeling.

 

(L to R) Erin Rothenbuehler, Library Adult Programming and Publicity, Dottie Thomas, Library Director, Fort Henry Chapter president Jay Frey, WVDAR vice regent Debi Smith

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