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YMCA to collect American flags for proper retirement

by jmaloni

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Tue, Jun 3rd 2014 02:10 pm

From June 8-13, the eight YMCA Buffalo Niagara locations will collect old worn and tattered American flags ready for retirement. Flags will be taken to Forest Lawn Cemetery Saturday, June 14, for proper retirement.

Flags can be donated at any YMCA Buffalo Niagara branch:

  • Delaware (open 6 a.m.-9:30 p.m.) - 2564 Delaware Ave., north Buffalo
  • William-Emslie (7 a.m.-9 p.m.) - 585 William St., Buffalo
  • Ken-Ton (6 a.m.-9:30 p.m.) - 535 Belmont Ave, Kenmore
  • Lancaster (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) - 31 Central Ave., Lancaster
  • Niagara Falls (5 a.m.-10 p.m.) - 1317 Portage Road, Niagara Falls
  • Independent Health Family Branch YMCA (5:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.) - 150 Tech Drive, Amherst
  • Southtowns (5:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.) - 1620 Southwestern Blvd., West Seneca
  • YMCA Association offices (8:30 am -5 p.m.) - 301 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga

For more information, call 716-565-6000 or visit www.ymcabn.org.

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