Flag Raising Ceremony
When: Thursday, September 15, 2016 at noon
Where: Dowden's Ordinary Park, Rt. 355 & Stringtown Rd.
Clarksburg Town Flag Raising Event sponsored by the Clarksburg Historical Society. Our thanks to the event speakers/performers/participants: Craig L Rice, District 2 Representative of the Montgomery County Council, Joann Woodson, President of the Clarksburg Historical Society, Inc, Lynne Kingsley, Vice President of the Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce, Shaneea Peek, flag designer, Chuck Orifici and the Clarksburg High School Band, Caty House, singer, the Clarksburg ES fifth grade students. Also special thanks to the Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce for providing the town flag, Wendy Hanley and Chris Sides of Little Bennett Park for providing the flag pole and manicured park, Carl Bencal, Principal and the Clarksburg ES fifth grade staff for their support and flexibility. Pat Darby, owner of Novel Books who graciously accepted the role of "keeper of the flag." He will take the flag down during severe weather events. Many thanks to all who came out for the event, together we added to our town's rich history!
Photos by Ronald Evans