North Shore Bank Branches Hold Annual Worn Flag Collection

Flags to be honorably retired in 12th annual Veterans Day ceremonies


BROOKFIELD, Wis. – North Shore Bank today announced it will collect worn and tattered American flags through Oct. 31, and work with the Exchange Clubs, the American Legion and local Boy Scout troops to honorably dispose of the flags during Veterans Day ceremonies in November.  This is the 12th year North Shore Bank has held the collection, which has netted thousands of worn flags for retirement.

Damaged and worn flags will be collected at all North Shore Bank locations throughout Wisconsin.
“The American flag is a paramount symbol of patriotism, and we are honored to play a role in sharing respectful ways to dispose of worn or tattered flags with our neighbors,” said Sue Doyle, vice president of branch administration. “We are happy that the Exchange Clubs, the American Legion and the Scouts are able to help us with the 12th anniversary of this event. They are all great organizations that continue to serve their communities in so many ways.”

North Shore Bank, headquartered in Brookfield, is one of the strongest banks in the country. It has assets of over $1.7 billion and 47 offices throughout eastern Wisconsin, and northern Illinois. Wisconsin branch locations are in metro Milwaukee, Ozaukee County, Racine, Kenosha, Appleton, Menasha, the Green Bay area, Burlington, Union Grove, Muskego, and Door County. Locate a North Shore Bank office. You can also connect with North Shore Bank on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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