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Back to School Time - The Perfect Time for Flag Etiquette & Information Offered by
Aug 22, 2008 (12:08 PM EDT)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- ( ), a leading retail supplier of American flags and patriotic items, announced today that it will be providing free Flag Etiquette ( ) information year round for all those interested in learning the proper way to display the United States Flag.

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"Every year when school starts we get a lot of e-mails and phone calls about proper flag etiquette. So many patriotic Americans are unaware of proper flag etiquette -- when to take flags down, how to dispose of flags, and other general flag information," stated Kerry McCoy, owner of Flag and Banner. "Because so many people from all over the United States getting ready for school to start have inquired about when and how to display the flag, we decided to provide the information in one place along with our e-mail alerts for people wanting notification on when to fly their flags at half mast," Kerry continued.

Information on the Flag and Banner website includes:

When should the American Flag Be Flown?: For a list of the primary holidays including five during which the flag should be flown at half mast, go to .

US Flag History: For a concise history of the American Flag, see .

How to fold the American Flag: For a step-by-step guide -- perfect for churches, scouts, schools and others, see

Half Mast E-mail: Alert To register for a free email alert notification when the President calls for the flag to be lowered to half mast, register at .

Back to School Ideas for Teachers, Students and Parents: Unique ways to educate students or thank your favorite teacher or student. See

How to MakeYour Flag Look its Best: Professionals use the "flag spreader." See

For more information on flags or to purchase patriotic items, go to .

CONTACT: Kerry McCoy of Arkansas Flag & Banner, +1-501-375-7633,

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