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American flag to be focus of Crystal Lake seniors event

Published: Sunday, June 16, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Senior Citizens’ Club and Crystal Lake Senior Services Associates will host a special presentation June 24 about the history of the American flag offered by two Vietnam veterans, John White and Jim Mertz.

The event, which will be at noon at 110 W. Woodstock St., will start off with lunch provided by Beth Burg from Hearthstone Community, Woodstock, and Chrissy Blair of Crossroads Care Center of Woodstock. Mostaccioli, salad and garlic bread will be served. Crystal Lake Senior Citizens’ Club will provide the dessert.

After lunch, a local standup comic will entertain, then there will be a short Crystal Lake Senior Citizens’ Club meeting and the presentation.

Reservations are required by calling 815-356-7457.

– Northwest Herald

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