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Elks Lodge Celebrates Flag Day with Community

on June 15, 2012 - 12:09pm

Historical flags line the wall inside Elks Lodge #2083 at 1601 Trinity Dr. in preparation for the organizations annual Flag Day Ceremony Thursday. From left, the Pine Tree Flag, the Snake Flag, the Grand Union and the Flag of 1776. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
From left, Shirley Ray, Marie Todd, Lucille Bonner, Mary Wilhoit and Mary Brooks attend the Flag Day Ceremony at the Elks Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Alan Woodward holds one of the flags to be used in the Flag Day Ceremony at the Elks Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Attendants of the Flag Day Ceremony sing the Star Spangled Banner. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Carolynn Sisneros holds one of the historical flags during the Flag Day Ceremony at the Elks Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Raymond Smith, former Exalted Ruler of the Los Alamos Elks Lodge holds one of the flags to be used during the Flag Day Ceremony. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Eppie Trujillo (center, left) and Raymond Smith (far right) prepare a flag for folding with the aid of local Boy Scouts. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
A flag is prepared for folding during the Flag Day Ceremony at the Elks Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Boy Scout Demitrius Sisneros (center) watches as the flag is folded during the Flag Day Ceremony at the Elks Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Boy Scout Nick Gonzalez helps fold the flag during the Flag Day Ceremony at the Elks Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
A mother takes a photo of the folding of the flag during the Flag Day Ceremony at the Elks Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Bob Villa reads instructions on how to properly dispose of a flag. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Eppie Trujillo helps Michael Patchett properly dispose of an old flag. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Los Alamos Firefighter Robert Sanchez disposes of an old flag. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Boy Scout Nick Gonzalez prepares to properly dispose of an old flag. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
An old flag burns during the Flag Day Ceremony at the Elk's Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
American flags line Trinity Drive outside the Elks Lodge in celebration for Flag Day. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com


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