Boy Scouts to Hold Flag Raising Ceremony Saturday, September 22
- Greater Pittsburgh Council, Mayor Murphy Encourage Community to
Gather In Support of America
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Pittsburgh
Council, Boy Scouts of America, along with Mayor Tom Murphy and
others from the greater Pittsburgh area, will hold a special public
ceremony to honor the nation's flag as it is raised to full staff
Saturday, September 22, at 10 a.m., at the GPC Flag Plaza
Saturday marks the end of President Bush's request that U.S.
flags fly at half-staff in remembrance of all Americans who have been
affected by the events on September 11.
Following the event will be a reception with traditional American
refreshments of hot dogs and apple pie, provided by Giant Eagle.
When: 10 a.m., Saturday, September 22
Where: GPC Flag Plaza headquarters (1275 Bedford Ave.,
Agenda: Introduction by Robert Mazzuca, GPC, Boy Scouts of
America Comments by Mayor Tom Murphy, followed by an introduction of
Scout troops as they begin to sing the National Anthem and
raise the flag.