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Red Cross Salutes Military at Annual Flag Day Breakfast in RI

Red Cross Salutes Military at Annual Flag Day Breakfast
This year’s breakfast will feature guest speaker Rear Admiral John N. Christenson, President, Naval War College.

PROVIDENCE, RI – The American Red Cross Rhode Island Chapter will salute members of the U.S. Armed Forces at its seventh annual Flag Day Breakfast, to be held Friday, June 14, at the Atlantic Beach Club in Middletown.

“The Flag Day breakfast is fast becoming a tradition in Rhode Island,” said event co-chair Maria Morrison Barr, Vice President/Branch Manager at NewportFed and American Red Cross Rhode Island Chapter Board member. “The Red Cross has a proud history of support and services for members of the military. This event helps us to connect with and honor Rhode Islanders serving our country.”

This year’s breakfast will feature guest speaker Rear Admiral John N. Christenson, President, Naval War College. Honorary Co-Chairs for the event are Major General (Ret.) Stephen and Mrs. Mary Joan Seiter.

The breakfast will be held at the Atlantic Beach Club in Middletown. Tickets for the event are $30 per person or $300 for a table of ten. Corporate sponsorship opportunities are also available. For reservations or more information, please visit www.redcross.org/riflagday or contact Karen Weavill at (401) 831-7701, ext. 123 or email her at karen.weavill@redcross.org.

The Flag Day Breakfast is presented by sponsors NewportFed and Atlantic Beach Club & Pavilion.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.