TROY, NY – The Sage Colleges will salute the military men and women who have served our country with its annual Commemorative Flag Ceremony in Bush Memorial Center on the Russell Sage College campus in Troy on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 7 p.m.

The remembrance ceremony will include music, conversation, and a time of reflection. The flag collection includes more than 400 flags that were made by family members and friends of active duty military members and veterans from the Capital District. Each flag pays tribute to the life and service of a military member or veteran.

The ceremony is open to the public and media is welcome.

The event is sponsored by Sage’s Creative Arts in Therapy and Occupational Therapy Programs

Media Contact: Deanna Cohen, director of external relations, The Sage Colleges, (518) 244-4593 (O), (518) 598-4927 (C), email: [email protected]


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