Lancaster Girl Collects Worn Out Flags

4:31 PM, Jul 2, 2013   |    comments
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LANCASTER, NY - If you have a worn out American flag, and you would like to dispose of it properly, then keep reading.

Eleven year old Olivia Hy is working toward her Silver Award as a Cadette Girl Scout. For her service project she's collecting worn out flags, and disposing of them properly.

Olivia will spend a total of 50 hours on this project. She has placed a bin at the Lancaster Library located at 5466 Broadway, if you would like to drop your flag off.

You can also get information from her facebook page:


or you can contact her

2 On Your Side Photojournalist Dooley O'Rourke spoke to Olivia Hy about why she picked this particular project.  You can watch Olivia's story in the viewer above.

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