Where Did All These Flags Come From? Here’s How To Help Others and Get Yours
Happy Independence Day 2021! If you're new to the area or just curious about where all the flags come from that are lining the streets of our fair cities, I have your answers right here, and how you can get yours while helping others.
You see them all the time, US Flags lining the streets of Texarkana, Texas, and Arkansas, have you ever wondered where they come from, who puts them out and picks them back up? Does it cost anything? Here you go.
Texarkana area Rotary Clubs are responsible for the plethora of flags we see around town on patriotic holidays. Yes, it does cost a little money to have them put a flag or two or three in front of your home or business, but not that much and it's so convenient. Sometimes we may get busy and forget to put our flag out, Rotary Clubs do not. They distribute over 4800 US flags six times per year. It not only raises money for Rotarian projects every year but they also share that money with many groups around the city that help them including Scout Troops, church youth groups, and many others that help put the flags out and pick them back up. So, those groups get a cut of the proceeds as well.
Here's the breakdown:
- 1-2 flags = $45 each
- 3-4 flags = $38 each
- 5-9 flags = $36 each
- 10-19 flags = $33 each
- 20 or more flags = $29 each
That will get you an American Flag(s) displayed at your business or house for six appropriate holidays each year including:
- 4th of July
- Flag Day
- Memorial Day
- Veterans Day
- MLK Day
- Presidents Day
For more information about the Rotary Flag Project, call 903-223-6533. If you're ready to get started, download the form below.
Download the Flag order form in pdf.
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