North Shore Bank to host worn flag collection

By Freeman Staff

Oct. 1, 2014

BROOKFIELD ó Got a tattered American flag hanging outside?

Take it to the folks at North Shore Bank, who will work with Boy Scouts and American Legion members to respectfully dispose of the flags at a Veteranís Day retirement ceremony in November.

North Shore Bank will collect the flags at all Wisconsin locations from Oct. 6 to Oct. 25, and will donate $1 per flag to Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, which takes veterans to their war memorials in Washington, D.C.
According to a press release, this is the 13th year North Shore Bank has hosted such a collection.

The bank is also accepting public contributions to help send Wisconsin veterans to Washington D.C., and the funds will be presented during the bankís November Brookfield flag retirement ceremony.