By Tim Curtiss
On July 4 starting at 9:00 a.m. the 38th Annual Flag Raising Ceremony will be held at Stokely Square, and Representative Dan Newhouse will be the guest speaker.
The event is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Rattlesnake Mountain Ward.
Bill Flory one of flag raising ceremony, said it's the first time a congressmen from the fourth district has spoken at the event.
The Lower Valley Honor Guard will present the colors, 21 gun salute for all departed Veterans, and taps will be performed by the Honor Guard.
Jabrelli Moralez will sing the Star Spangled Banner and Joe Ashton, Bishop of the Rattlesnake Mountain LDS Ward, will provide the Invocation.
A special recognition of Melvin Mailonee who served in the Korean Conflict and was a prisoner for three years.
The ceremony will also recognize young men who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in 2014 and 2015 from the Lower Valley.
State Representative Brad Klippert from the 8th district will be the other feature speaker, and the Children Chorus will perform "Yankee Doddle Dandy" Jim Parrish will do the Benediction.
Everyone is invited to the continental breakfast following the flag rising ceremony.