As most people in San Marcos were snuggled in their beds early this morning, the Kiwanis of San Marcos were hard at work before 7 a.m. For many years, the Kiwanis has supported a fundraiser to put a 3′ x 5′ American Flag into front of area businesses in San Marcos who subscribe to the program.
Sixty subscribers pay a minimal fee of thirty dollars a year to have the American flag displayed at their business on Memorial Day, Flag Day (June 14th), Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day and Veterans Day.
With the help of area businesses, the revenue generated allows the club to support its programs throughout the year. The flags are stored at Breihan Electric owned by Ted Breihan on 118 South Edward Gary Street near the Farmers’ Market.
The members split into several groups and canvassed the greater San Marcos area in many different trucks and cars.
Pam Cook, Kiwanis President said,” We do this because of patriotism, it is one of the Kiwanis core values and to show love for our country.”
Ronald Oswalt and son, Hayden in front of Newstreamz San Marcos
Pam Cook of the Kiwanis placing flags
Lon Shell and Hayden Oswalt putting up flag at Frost BankEmail | Print