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Worn-Out American Flags Being Collected for Proper Disposal in Katy, Texas

On Saturday, January 20, American Legion 164 invites citizens with well-loved American flags to drop them off at sites all over town to be disposed of with dignity. 

 

KATY MAGAZINE NEWS

January 9, 2018

According to the United States flag code title 4, chapter 1, section 8, “(k)The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning.”

 

Retire flags with dignity

Citizens who own an American flag that is no longer fit for display can drop them off at four locations on Saturday, January 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Snappy’s Cafe & Grill
5803 Hwy. Blvd.

Katy Hardware
559 Pin Oak Rd.

Lowe’s
19935 Katy Fwy.

Katy Elks Lodge
1050 Katy Fort Bend Rd.

American Legion Post 164 will dispose of the collected flags during a special ceremony later in the year.

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