Sorell Receives Flag that Flew Over Capitol

Rita Sorell (middle) holds the flag presented to her at the recent American Legion 6th District Convention by State Rep. Elaine Bowers (left). Also pictured is 6th District Sergeant-at-arms, Bill Valcoure.

At the American Legion 6th District Convention, April 21, at the Concordia American Legion Golf Course, State Rep. Elaine Bowers presented an American Flag that has flown above the Unite States Capitol to Rita Sorell, in honor of Sorell's late husband, Jerome Sorell.
Jerome was an active member of American Legion Post 76. During his 35 years of service to the post, he held the office of Post Commander in 1983, 1984, and 1999. He also gave many years of dedicated service to the post's Children and Youth program.

Courtesy of the Concordia Blade-Empire