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.