Reps. Wood and Lavielle Collecting American Flags in Need of Retirement

Posted on May 23, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD State Representative Terrie Wood (R-141) is hosting two flag drives this year – one in Darien and one in Norwalk with State Representative Gail Lavielle (R-143) – from May 28th to June 13th, during which constituents can drop off worn and damaged American Flags to be properly and honorably disposed of.

WHEN: May 28 – June 13, 2019


Darien Library
1441 Post Road

VFW Post #6933
205 Noroton Avenue

Darien Town Hall
2 Renshaw Road

Rowayton Library
33 Highland Avenue

Rowayton Hardware
144 Rowayton Avenue

American Legion Post 12
60 County Street

According to the U.S. Flag Code, when the American flag is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, it should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by a controlled burning ceremony.

This event is free and open to the public. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rep. Wood at or (800) 842-1423.