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Flag burning ceremony

Cub Scout Pack 28 held a flag burning ceremony last night in Bellwood. The public was also invited to attend and were able to participate in the event. Copperhead Webelos Den Leader Matthew Hale said he has prepared several ceremonies over the years but this was the first held on Labor Day. He added he would like to see this as an annual event. Also in attendance was Cubmaster Chris Bowers; Legion Commander Tom Kissel; Vietnam Veteran Tom Johnson; Deputy Commander of 21st District WWII Dick Bungo and Mayor James Bonsell, WWII Vet. Pictured is Cub Scout Pack 28 and their leaders along with Mayor Bonsell and Bungo. Following the public ceremony, the scouts, along with their leaders, continued to work, properly disposing of many American flags and a POW flag. (The Daily Herald/Amanda Golden)