NEW BRUNSWICK — New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 will be commemorating Flag Day, June 14, with a special ceremony, beginning at noon at the lodge at 40 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.
Honor guards from the New Brunswick police and fire departments, the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department, The New Jersey National Guard, the New Brunswick Knights of Columbus, the New Brunswick High School Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and New Brunswick Elks Cub Scout Pack 19 will participate.
New Brunswick Mayor James Cahill will be the guest speaker for the event, which is free and open to the public.
Following the ceremony, the New Brunswick Elks will honor veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan with the release of doves, courtesy of Kaila’s Love Doves of the Fords section of Woodbridge.
Weather permitting, the ceremony will be held in front of the lodge. Livingston Avenue between New Street and Morris Street will be closed to traffic during the event.
The New Brunswick Elks is a charitable organization dedicated to helping children with special needs and to assisting veterans. The organization has more than 500 members from New Brunswick and surrounding communities, including North Brunswick, Milltown, Highland Park and Franklin Township.
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