YMCA to collect American flags for proper retirementby jmaloni
The eight area YMCA Buffalo Niagara locations will be collecting old worn and tattered flags ready for retirement from June 3-7. Flags will be taken to Forest Lawn Cemetery on Saturday, June 8, for proper retirement. Flags can be donated to any YMCA Buffalo Niagara branch:
- Delaware (open 6 a.m.-9:30 p.m.) - 2564 Delaware Ave., north Buffalo
- Ellicott-Masten (open 7 a.m.-8 p.m.) - 585 William St., Buffalo
- Ken-Ton (open 6 a.m.-9:30 p.m.) - 535 Belmont Ave., Kenmore
- Lancaster (open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) - 31 Central Ave., Lancaster
- Niagara Falls (open 5 a.m.-11 p.m.) - 1317 Portage Road, Niagara Falls
- Independent Health Family Branch YMCA (open 5:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.) - 150 Tech Drive, Amherst
- Southtowns (open 5:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.) - 1620 Southwestern Blvd., West Seneca
- YMCA Association Offices (open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) - 301 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga
For more information, call 716-565-6000 or visit www.ymcabuffaloniagara.org.
Locally founded in 1852, YMCA Buffalo Niagara is an inclusive association of people committed to a common effort to help individuals and families reach their fullest potential in terms of spirit, mind and body. The YMCAs focus on health and wellness is reflected in the variety of programs that are offered for all ages and abilities.