War Memorial Post 30 will be raising a U.S. Flag at the Marge Jones Recreation Field, 305 West St, Rockport, Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m. at the new flagpole area to kick off the Five Town Little League season.

The post began this tradition this year to present a flag every year to the field complex in honor of a veteran of the local community. Saturday’s raising will be in honor of Sgt. Robert Hoppe, Korean War Veteran, Post 30 member and son to the Rockport Community.