U.S. flags sought for retirement ceremony
American Legion Post 82 of Saluda will host its annual Flag Retirement Ceremony on June 20 at the Legion Post Home. The ceremony will begin at noon and is open to everyone. Boy Scout Troops 341, Troop 370 and Scout Troop 345, the newest Scout troop, will conduct the ceremony.
Job Fair in Urbanna May 27
The Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board will hold a Job Fair on Wednesday, May 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. in its Urbanna location. Look for the Job Fair sign at 5324 Old Virginia Street in the Urbanna Professional Building complex.
Local disabled girl will finally get assistance dog
Leanne Pruett of Saluda may never be able to run or jump like other kids her age, but the spunky 14-year-old will be able to walk the halls of Middlesex High School (MHS) next year right along with her classmates with the help of her new best friend, “Layla.”
Remembering the Poppy
The Poppy is one of the most widely recognized American Legion Auxiliary programs. Each year, during the Memorial Day weekend, auxiliary volunteers distribute millions of bright red crepe paper poppies in exchange for contributions to assist disabled and hospitalized veterans.