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Veterans invited to flagpole dedication Saturday

All World War II veterans are invited to a flagpole dedication ceremony Saturday in Westminster.

The WW II Veterans Plitt Flagpole Dedication will be held at 2 p.m. at 707 Wheatley Drive in Westminster, just off Lucabaugh Mill Road, near the intersection with Md. 27.

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The site is being donated by Charlotte and Charles Wheatley, and family and friends, in honor of an 18-year-old Bronze Star Medal recipient, Technical Sgt. Calvin E. Plitt, and all of his World War II comrades-in-arms.

“We have a one-hour program planned with veteran introductions, Sousa marches, patriots in costume on stilts, the flagpole dedication, and a look at the meaning of patriotism,” Wheatley wrote in an email.

For more information, call the Wheatleys at 410-871-1112.

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