Rep. Piscopo Hosts Successful Flag Day Collection Drive

Posted on June 15, 2021


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In observance of Flag Day on Monday, June 14th, State Representative John Piscopo (R-76) concluded a used and worn American Flag drive to give constituents the opportunity to properly dispose of their flags. The collection began on June 1st, with boxes stationed at the Town Halls in Thomaston, Burlington, and Harwinton, and concluded on June 11th, just before Flag Day. Four large bags of flags were collected and were disposed of with dignity according to the US Flag Code by American Legion Post 137.

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State Representative Piscopo and State Senators Witkos and Martin to Hold Worn American Flag Collection Drive

Posted on June 3, 2021


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In anticipation of Flag Day, observed on the 14th of June, State Representative John Piscopo, State Senators Kevin Witkos and Henri Martin will hold a flag collection drive so that residents can properly dispose of their worn, tattered, and faded American Flags.

Residents are encouraged to utilize flag collection boxes located at:
• Thomaston Town Hall, 158 Main Street, Thomaston
• Harwinton Town Hall, 100 Bentley Drive, Harwinton
• Burlington Town Hall, 200 Speilman Highway, Burlington

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Retire Your Worn American Flags: June 1 – June 11

Posted on June 1, 2021


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Along with enjoying the summer season, we also observe several patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day, Flag Day and the Fourth of July. This makes it the perfect time to properly retire your worn, faded, and tattered American flags as you prepare to put on fresh new displays of the Stars and Stripes.

There will be three locations that residents can drop off their worn American flags for proper ceremonial disposal according to the U.S. Flag Code. Drop-off locations will receive flags from June 1st

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