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Hancock residents gather on 9/11 to dedicate flagpole

September 26, 2010
  • Hancock residents and officials gathered Sept. 11 to dedicate the flagpole at Hancock Rescue Squad. It was donated by Woodmen of the World Lodge 1 in Hagerstown.
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HANCOCK - The Woodmen of the World, Lodge 1, Hagerstown, recently donated the flagpole at Hancock Rescue Squad, 6 E. Main St. in Hancock.

A ceremony to dedicate the flagpole, "in honor and remembrance of the heroes and victims in the fight against terrorism and to celebrate the enduring spirit of all Americans" was held at the Rescue Squad on Sept. 11.

Installation construction of the flagpole was done by Pelton Construction and Hancock Rescue Squad Chief Stephen Barnhart.

Guests and speakers in attendance for the dedication included Ernie Truax, president of the Hancock Rescue Squad; Buck Fisher, president, Woodmen of the World, Lodge 1, Hagerstown; Dan Murphy, Mayor of Hancock; John Barr, Washington County Commissioners president; Douglas Mullendore, Washington County sheriff; T.J. Buskirk, Hancock police chief; Emory Davis, jurisdictional president, Woodmen of the World; Bill Albanese, Hancock Lions Club president; Dorothy Minnick, Hancock Lioness Club president; Kim Robinson and Zygmunt Zielinski, field representatives, Woodmen of the World; Alan Brodell, area manager, Woodmen of the World; Stephen Barnhart, Hancock Rescue Squad chief; Doug Snow, Josh Unger and Ben Hoopengardner, Hancock Rescue Squad members; and Carl and Bill Pelton, Pelton Construction Co.

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