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Ship 5111 US flag fundraiser and flag retirement ceremony on April 30, 2022 - CANCELLED!

Updated: Apr 30


Today's Flag Retirement ceremony is canceled due to severe weather in Chicago's forecast between 3-9PM. United States Flag code stipulates that a flag should never be flown during inclement weather, so we are considering future dates to conduct this ceremony and continue the Scouting tradition. Future date will be posted here.


'Looking for a way to support the Sea Scouts and replace that old tattered US flag? We got you. Trying to figure out what to do with your old flags? We got you there, too. Shop for your new flag online at www.ship5111.org/shop or use the Buy Flags link in this sites main menu. And, stop by Columbia Yacht Club and place your old flag in the kiosk on the rail deck. An official flag retirement ceremony with take place at the end of the DuSable Pier on April 30th from 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM. We will meet at the west end of the pier just north of the Columbia Yacht Club, right in front of the Chicago Fire Boat. You can also bring your old flags to the event and we will take care of the rest.

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