Red, White and Blue at Fort Smith National Cemetery

Wednesday, May 22 at 09:10 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

A sea of red, white and blue will accompany the gravesites of fallen veterans in Fort Smith, Ark., this week. The Avenue of Flag Committee, a group of retired military personnel, will place American flags at the Fort Smith National Cemetery on May 23. Volunteers from the Vietnam Veterans of America,* Veterans of Foreign Wars,* Disabled American Veterans,* The American Legion* and Darby Junior High School* will be assisting.

Arvest will be grilling hotdogs at the Fort Smith National Cemetery located at 522 Garland Avenue and South 6th St, Fort Smith, Ark. for all the volunteers who give their time to place flags.

The flags will remain up till May 29. The Avenue of Flag Committee is looking for volunteers to help remove the flags on May 29. To volunteer please contact Joe Gibbs (479) 414-7048.

Links marked with * go to a third-party site not operated or endorsed by Arvest Bank, an FDIC-insured institution.

Tags: Arkansas, Community Support, Fort Smith
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