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Floyd County

June 12, 2013



Guest speaker will be Dan Sexson, regional field director for the John Birch Society.

For more information, please e-mail the group at



Floyd Co. AARP to meet

AARP, Floyd County Chapter, will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, at St. John's Church, at the corner of 13th and Elm streets, New Albany.

Guest speaker will be Nancy Strickland, head of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library History Room, who will speak on genealogy. There will be a 50/50 drawing and refreshments provided. Guests welcome. 

For more information, call 812-944-9525.


40 & 8 holding flag disposal ceremony

The 40 & 8 Voiture Local 1250 club, 221 Albany St., New Albany, will hold a flag disposal ceremony at 12 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the club.

Residents are encouraged to bring old flags that have become faded and worn. The old flags will be retired with respect, reverence and honor.

All are welcome to attend the ceremony.


Flag Retirement Ring in Georgetown June 15

The Georgetown Town Council would like to invite the community to the dedication of a Flag Retirement Ring at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Georgetown Community Park. The rain date will be Saturday, June 22. The Georgetown Community Park is located at the corner of Water Street and Wissman Road in Georgetown.

This dedication is the culmination of an Eagle Scout Project by Boy Scouts of America Life Scout Shaw Ray for the benefit of the citizens of Georgetown and surrounding communities. 

BSA Crew 2010 and Troop 4025 will be conducting a flag retirement ceremony, and the community is invited to bring any worn U.S. Flags to the dedication for retirement. Flags may also be dropped off at the Georgetown Town Council Office during normal business hours.

For more information contact Please bring lawn chairs.



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