Marquette Township Gander Outdoor honors first responders, active-duty military, veterans by flying large American flag

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MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - Gander Outdoors is continuing a tradition of honoring present and past members of our armed forces by installing a massive American flag at their Marquette Township, Michigan retail store.

The 40 foot by 80 foot flag, which covers 3,200 square feet, flies on a 130’ pole and was installed as part of a project that Camping World Holdings began in February of 2014 to show their ongoing appreciation of America’s first responders, veterans and active military members. Gander Outdoors is owned by Camping World Holdings and is dedicated to servicing the hunting, camping, fishing, shooting, and active sports markets with outdoor products and services that are competitively priced.

“It has been our vision to continue the tradition of raising these flags to show our company’s support and appreciation to our country and to those that have sacrificed so much to keep our communities safe,” stated Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Camping World and host of CNBC’s The Profit. “We love bringing together our local communities to celebrate our great country and the brave men and women who have fought for us and will continue raising these flags in other markets in the coming months.”

The retail store is located at 3465 US Highway 41 West, and the official flag raising ceremony will commence, Friday, December 7, at noon.

Refreshments and snacks will be served during the ceremony, which will be attended by community officials and local volunteers. All local public service and safety members, military, veterans and community members were also welcomed to attend this event honoring the U.S. Armed Forces.

Currently, the massive American flag flies high at over 100 Camping World RV SuperCenters and are being erected at Gander Outdoor locations across the country.

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About Gander Outdoors
Gander Outdoors is an outdoor retailer that operates in local communities and online, dedicated to servicing the hunting, camping, fishing, shooting, and active sports markets. With seasonally and regionally relevant products, Gander Outdoors will have the best selection of gear, at a great value to help you get outdoors and explore.

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