MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- Two dozen volunteers were out early Memorial Day morning along Business 31 to continue a 30 year tradition.
On major holidays and during special events, men and women line the busy street with full size American flags. The patriotic gesture is organized by the Northside Lions Club in Muskegon with help from eight other area service groups.
Monday morning, 320 American flags stretched along the causeway from Green Street to North Muskegon.
Volunteers say the work is personal. "I am a veteran, so I like doing it," explained Dennis Cobler. "We do it for the community and we do it for the veterans... veterans understand what this is all about."
"It is an honor, and I love to look at them, that is for sure," said
Kathleen Cobler, another volunteer with the Northside Lions Flag Committee.
The flags will remain up until evening Memorial Day, removed before sundown and returned to storage.