VFW members prepare for Memorial Day
Fund started for replacement flags, poles and lights
Last updated 5/27/2021 at 8:15am
RITZVILLE – As VFW members prepare to place individual flags at the gravesides of 364 veterans buried in the Ritzville Cemetery, an account to donate to their efforts has been set up at Wheatland Bank.
"A handful of VFW members will be working to make the Ritzville cemetery look spectacular by placing flags around the perimeter and on each grave of the people who gave all in support of our nation," Dolly Blankenship, Wheatland Bank Ritzville Branch Manager said. "There is an ongoing need to replace flags and flagpoles, and to add solar lighting at key locations so that flags may be flown...