PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – June 12, 2017 – Elks Lodge # 2620 will host the annual Flag Day ceremony at the Veterans Green on the Calvert County Circuit Court lawn Wednesday, June 14, at noon.

This ceremony celebrates the United States’ adoption of the nation’s flag 240 years ago and allows participants to reflect on its representation of freedom and liberty. Maryland Del. Mark Fisher, R-Calvert, is the guest speaker.

There will be a parade of flags and the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office honor guard will be participating. Local Boy Scout Troop #347 will be flag bearers for this ceremony. All attendees are invited to a picnic lunch immediately following the Flag Day ceremony at Elks Lodge #2620 located at 1015 Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick.

The public is encouraged to attend. In the event of inclement weather, the service will be moved inside the courthouse, located at 175 Main St. in Prince Frederick.