City of Auburn Receiving Flags During Ceremony Wednesday

The city of Auburn will receive flags tomorrow during a ceremony outside City Hall. In a news release, the city says Woodmen of the World will present three American flags to Mayor Michael Quill, Auburn Police Chief Brian Neagle, and Auburn Fire Chief Jeff Dygert.

The Elbridge-based company, which distributes flags to the United States government, will make the presentations on the steps of City Hall Wednesday at noon. 


For Immediate Release --


(July 2, 2013 – Auburn, NY) –The City of Auburn will receive 3 (5’x 8’) American Flags from Woodmen of the World, Elbridge, New York tomorrow in honor of Independence Day. The donation will be presented on the steps of City Hall to Mayor Mike Quill, Police Chief Brian Neagle and Fire Chief Jeff Dygert on Wednesday, July 3, at 12:00 noon. “Such a wonderful gift to our community, and an opportune way to celebrate Independence Day,” said Mayor Quill.   Representing Woodmen’s Northeast Area are E. Ryan Carr and Hilary Clark who will be presenting the flags. Mayor Quill invites all citizens of Auburn, city employees and members of the media to attend the brief presentation ceremony.

Woodmen of the World is one of the largest distributors of US flags behind the U.S. government, having presented over 2 million American flags to non-profit and community organizations.  Founded in 1890, Woodmen of the World is a not-for-profit organization that is committed to giving back to their member-customers and their communities. Today, Woodmen of the World offers insurance, annuities, mutual funds, and 529 College Savings Plans.  More than 700,000 Woodmen of the World member-customers across the country share a commitment to family, community and country.

To learn more about Woodmen of the World, visit WOODMEN.ORG.

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