In Honor of Veterans, Sheriff’s Office to Place 6,000 U.S. Flags at St. John’s Cemetery

by | May 19, 2020 | Headlines, News

WORCESTER – In honor of fallen Veterans and in observance of Memorial Day, the Worcester County Sheriff’s office will help place 6,000 U.S. flags at St. John’s Cemetery in Worcester.

Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis and Reserve Deputies from the Worcester County Reserve Deputies Sheriff’s Association, along with local volunteers, members of the East Side American Legion Post 201 and Main South Post will place the flags.

The event will take place on Wednesday, May 20 at 9 AM at Saint John’s Cemetery on Cambridge St.


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