OTTUMWA-Do you have an U. S. or State Flag that needs to be disposed of properly? This is the 15th year that The Wapello County Republicans are providing this service to the community. To respectfully dispose of your Flag that is no longer suitable for flying. Be ready with a new flag for Memorial Day.
Since many of us are flying our flags daily, we need be sure that they are in good shape. If you have a flag that is tattered or torn bring it to the Greater Ottumwa Park by the War Memorials on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
Even if you don’t have a flag to dispose of, be sure to come see the “History of Old Glory”. We will have some of the Park Sullivan Flag Collection, from the original 13 Star Flag and including the official Flag when Iowa became a state, on display.
- You will receive a discount coupon to replace your flag.
- Your name will be in a drawing for a Flag flown over Iowa Capital.