"I pledge allegiance…"

In honor of Flag Day, the City of Hillsboro will join many other

cities across the United States in saluting the nation?s flag and

reciting the ?Pledge of Allegiance.? The local ceremony will be today

at 7 p.m. in Memorial Park.

?This ceremony is part of the National League of Cities? national Flag

Day celebration,? said Mayor Delores Dalke. ?It has actually been

going on for 15 years, but this will be Hillsboro?s first year to


Dalke said the purpose of the program is simply to recite the ?Pledge

of Allegiance? so people will remember what Flag Day is all about.

The American Legion, Sons of the American Legion, and American Legion

Auxiliary will participate in the brief gathering. The public is

encouraged t

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