Annual ‘Flags Across the Park’ honors veterans

The event will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Miller-Woodlawn, 5505 Kitsap Way, Bremerton.

BREMERTON — Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park will once again be holding its annual “Flags Across the Park” celebration throughout Memorial Day Weekend.

The public is invited to attend and participate by placing American flags on all veterans’ graves in the park.

The placement will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Miller-Woodlawn, 5505 Kitsap Way, Bremerton; participants are encouraged to arrive between 9:15 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. to get a unit assignment.

Placement will continue Sunday, May 27, and Monday, May 28. Retrieval of the flags will occur at the same time the following Saturday, June 3, at which participants will receive a certificate of appreciation.

On Sunday, May 27, Miller-Woodlawn will also hold a Memorial Day service to honor the sacrifices made by the men and women in the military. The service will be from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For more information, visit the event page at bit.ly/2ICx40m.

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