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.