Tuesday, January 30, 2007

A Post submitted by a HB local

On The Local HB website, there are several locations where people can submit comments. Below is one of the recent comments posted to the site.
See you around the HB
Your HB Local

Dear Ms. Local HB,

At quite an expense, the American Legion Post 113 erected three flagpoles in the Promenade area of the HB Pier. My husband and I walk there EVERY DAY...

For the past few months, NONE of the four flags that are SUPPOSED to be flying ARE flying. This is a direct 'slap' to every Veteran who has served our country, not to mention our Citizens who cherish - and find comfort - in the flying of these flags.

In the past, the four flags - our USA flag, the flag of California, the city flag and our POW flag waved gently in the wind... Many times we watched people watching the flags - smiling - taking photographs - and seeing their PRIDE as they looked at the flags. It is a symbol of unity that all of us so badly need right now.

We understand too that the flags were donated by the American Legion - so why does the City NOT make an effort to keep these flags flying?

Thank you!

Barb & Bob Donohue
PROUD Citizens of Huntington Beach, the State of California, the United States of America and the daughter of a POW

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Totally agree. What a shame that has been allowed.