Honoring America’s fallen: Armuchee Ruritan Club, local partners line Martha Berry with flags in tribute.

Honoring America’s fallen: Armuchee Ruritan Club, local partners line Martha Berry with flags in tribute.

Take a drive along Martha Berry this weekend if you need a reminder of what Memorial Day is about. The Armuchee Ruritan Club has assembled a wonderful display of American flags up and down the highway in honor of those who died in service to America. Below please find a list of those who partnered with the club to make it happen.

Media release:┬áThe Armuchee Ruritan Club placed American flags along Martha Berry Highway in the Armuchee community to commemorate Memorial Day. Businesses and organizations that agreed to allow flags to be placed on their property included Landmark Restaurant, Mapco, RaceTrac, Atlanta Postal Credit Union, Easy Living Yamaha, Subway, Sam’s Burger Deli, Armuchee Pharmacy, Pinecrest Golf Carts and Mowers, Selman’s Country Store, Ole Tymer BBQ, Henderson and Sons Funeral Home, Armuchee Elementary School, Bestway Construction Services, Armuchee Self Storage, Equipment Outlet, Armuchee AmVets Post 2011, Budget Inn, Floyd Urgent Care Armuchee, Lavender Mountain Hardware, Pasquale’s Pizza and Pasta, Armuchee High School, The Farmhouse, Armuchee Auto Sales, Kings Inn, Food Lion, Wendy’s, United Rentals, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Citgo, Mount Berry Animal Hospital, State Farm Teresa Lumsden, Jack’s, Bojangle’s, Waffle House, Arby’s, McDonald’s, Heritage First Bank Armuchee.

The flag placement is part of the club’s community service project in the citizenship and patriotism category. If other businesses or organizations along the US-27 corridor in Armuchee are interested in participating in future displays on July 4 and Veteran’s Day, please visit the club website at http://www.armucheeruritan.org and fill out the contact formor email us at armucheeruritan@gmail.comand someone will be in touch with you.

The Armuchee Ruritan Club was chartered March 22, 1954 as the North Floyd Club. When a second club was formed in the northern part of Floyd County, the name was changed to identify it with the Armuchee Community. The club has provided over $65,000 for college scholarships, over $5000 in summer camp scholarships and other community benevolence. Most recently, the club renovated the outdoor amphitheater at Glenwood Primary School, provided Character Education t-shirts to students at Armuchee Elementary and Glenwood Primary schools, and purchased book bags for needy children in the Armuchee community.

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