Dear Business Owner,

We are inviting you to join/renew in our Merchant Flag Display Program. This program provides that the American Legion Orville Jackson Post 127, Eagle Idaho will display the American Flag at your place of business on 13 major flag days during the year (except during inclement weather).

Dates for 2021:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day                                                                                January 18th

President’s Day                                                                                                 February 15th

National Vietnam War Veterans Day                                                               March 29

Memorial Day  *Black streamer hung until noon                                    May 31st

Flag Day                                                                                                              June 14th

Independence Day                                                                                              July 4th

Saturday of Eagle Fun Days (Eagle Merchants Only)                                    July 10th

Labor Day                                                                                                            September 6th

Patriot Day  *Black streamer hung all day                                                 September 11th

National POW/MIA Recognition Day                                                                September 17th

Columbus Day                                                                                                      October 11th

Veterans Day                                                                                                        November 11th

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day  *Black streamer hung all day        December 7th

* Noted days when black streamers will be hung. The United States Flag can be used to express sadness at the death of an important person or group of people. This is when the flag is flown at half-mast or half-staff. In some situations, it is not possible to half-staff a flag — for example, when it is permanently fixed to a staff or mounted to a wall. In that case displaying black ribbon streamer above a full-staffed flag is an appropriate alternative form of mourning.

Orville Jackson Post 127 will display and remove the American Flag at your place of business on the days noted above. We ask that you and your employees do not remove the flag. Our members will be fully responsible for its removal and storage. If the flag is stolen, we accept full responsibility of the flag, not you.

Your donation helps the American Legion serve our Community and Veterans through a variety of programs including: High School Oratorical Contests, Scholarships, Firearm Safety in Education, Boys State, The American Flag appreciation programs in area schools, Wreaths Across America, and The American Legion baseball teams at Eagle High School to mention a few. To find out more about us and what we do please visit: www.Post127.org.

The tax-deductible fee for this annual service is only $35 per flag. A tax receipt will be emailed to you after payment has been received.

If you would like Orville Jackson Post 127 to place a flag at your establishment, please contact:

Vice Commander Colbeck at 253.306.1626 or Adjutant Perez at 208-761-4341

On behalf of The Orville Jackson Post 127 Eagle Idaho, we all appreciate your continued support or your consideration for displaying Our Country’s Flag and helping Veterans to serve Veterans and Our Community.

To sign up or renew simply fill out form below and click on pay now or call Adjutant Perez at 208-761-4341, to process payment over the phone. You may also click here to download this form and mail the filled out form with your check for $35 per flag made out to Orville Jackson Post 127, and mail to American Legion Orville Jackson Post 127 – PO Box 1166, Eagle ID 83616

Merchant Flag Program

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Each year we experience changes in location, management and/or ownership to some businesses; therefore, annual renewal is necessary. This will keep our files current. To end participation in the program please send written notice to:  American Legion Orville Jackson Post 127, PO Box 1166, Eagle, ID 83616. Your yearly donation of $35.00 (per flag) is tax deductible and non-refundable. Donations  collected by our Post help support American Legion programs.

The American Legion Orville Jackson Post 127. Assumes all cost involved for the installation of the permanent bracket, placement, removal and possible loss of the American Flag placed at your business, and no liability is assumed by your business. Please do not remove the flag from its bracket as the Orville Jackson Post 127 members place, remove, and store the American flag.