Retire tired American flags at Elks

INDEPENDENCE — The Independence Elks Lodge Post 1950 will team up with the Boy Scouts to retire old flags on Tuesday, Flag Day.

The Scouts will receive the keys to the old flag drop box, located in front of the Elks Lodge, at 5:45 p.m. The ceremony will follow at 6.

Flags will be properly and respectfully disposed of behind the lodge, at 289 S. Main St., Independence.

The public is welcome to attend the ceremony. Bring old, tattered flags to be retired with you.

For more information on how to respect the American flag:

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