Charles City, Iowa –
Today, May 24, marks National Poppy day, which commemorates the sacrifice worn by Americans since World War I to honor those who served and died for our country in all wars.
Linda Hull with the Charles City American Legion Auxiliary is passing out poppies and taking donations.
Hull added donations go to the veterans and to wear the poppy with pride.
National Poppy Day is celebrated in conjunction with Memorial Day. Each town has specific Memorial Day celebrations planned.