2010-09-16 / Local & State

Woodmen Of World Donate Flagpole


The Woodmen of the World, Lodge #1, Hagerstown, recently donated a flagpole to the Hancock Rescue Squad, 6 East Main Street, Hancock. A ceremony to dedicate the flagpole, “in honor and remembrance of the heroes and victims in the fight against terriorism and to celebrate the enduring spirit of all Americans,” was held at the Rescue Squad on 9/11/2010. Installation construction of the flag pole was done by Pelton Construction and Hancock Rescue Squad Chief Stephen Barnhart. Guests and speakers in attendance for the dedication included Ernie Pruax, president of the Hancock Rescue Squad; Buck Fisher, president, Woodmen of the World, Lodge #1 Hagerstown; Dan Murphy, mayor of Hancock; John Barr, president, Washington County commissioners; Douglas Mullendore, sheriff, Washington County; T.J. Buskirk, police chief, Hancock; Emory Davis, jurisdictional president, Woodmen of the World; Bill Albanese, president, Hancock Lions Club; Dorothy Minnick, president, Hancock Lioness Club; Kim Robinson and Zygmunt Zielinski, field representatives, Woodmen of the World; Alan Brodell, area manager, Woodmen of the World; Stephen Barnhart, chief, Hancock Rescue Squad; Doug Snow, Josh Unger and Ben Hoopengardner, members, Hancock Rescue Squad; and Carl and Bill Pelton, Pelton Construction. The Woodmen of the World, Lodge #1, Hagerstown, recently donated a flagpole to the Hancock Rescue Squad, 6 East Main Street, Hancock. A ceremony to dedicate the flagpole, “in honor and remembrance of the heroes and victims in the fight against terriorism and to celebrate the enduring spirit of all Americans,” was held at the Rescue Squad on 9/11/2010. Installation construction of the flag pole was done by Pelton Construction and Hancock Rescue Squad Chief Stephen Barnhart. Guests and speakers in attendance for the dedication included Ernie Pruax, president of the Hancock Rescue Squad; Buck Fisher, president, Woodmen of the World, Lodge #1 Hagerstown; Dan Murphy, mayor of Hancock; John Barr, president, Washington County commissioners; Douglas Mullendore, sheriff, Washington County; T.J. Buskirk, police chief, Hancock; Emory Davis, jurisdictional president, Woodmen of the World; Bill Albanese, president, Hancock Lions Club; Dorothy Minnick, president, Hancock Lioness Club; Kim Robinson and Zygmunt Zielinski, field representatives, Woodmen of the World; Alan Brodell, area manager, Woodmen of the World; Stephen Barnhart, chief, Hancock Rescue Squad; Doug Snow, Josh Unger and Ben Hoopengardner, members, Hancock Rescue Squad; and Carl and Bill Pelton, Pelton Construction.

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