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Half-Staff Missouri Flags – Honoring Douglas Haase

Monday, February 6th, 2012

American Flags and Missouri Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, February 6th in St. Charles and Lincoln counties in Missouri in honor of firefighter Douglas Haase.

According to the office of the governor:
Douglas D. “Doug” Haase was a firefighter with the City of St. Charles Fire Department who died in the line of duty on Feb. 1, 2012.

Firefighter Haase served as the Fire Chief for the Lincoln County Fire Protection District from 1982 to 1984. In 1984 he joined the City of St. Charles Fire Department, where he served as a firefighter, engineer and paramedic for 27 years.

Half-Staff Arizona Flags – Honoring Michael Ryan

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

American Flags and Arizona Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, February 3rd in the state of Arizona in honor of former Arizona Supreme Court Justice Michael Ryan.

According to the office of the governor:
Justice Ryan spent 24 years on the bench as a superior court and appellate court judge and culminated his career as a Supreme Court justice. Additionally, he was a Marine Corps veteran serving in Vietnam, and the recipient of two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star.

Pitt County North Carolina Flag Redesign Contest

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Pitt County in North Carolina has decided it needs a new county flag and has opened a contest to county residents to help submit ideas for the new flag. If you are a resident, read the details below and get the ideas going!

Details for the contest according to the county website:
Pitt County Needs a New Flag and We Need Your Help to Redesign it!

Pitt County Government currently has an official flag, but it’s been around for a while and needs to be refreshed. That’s where you, the Pitt County citizen, come in! Pitt County Government is launching the Pitt County Flag Redesign Contest which starts today, February 1, and will run through March 12.

Pitt County designers, young and old, are encouraged to participate in the contest, which will ultimately lead to the Pitt County Board of Commissioners adopting a new flag. Participants will have the opportunity to make their mark on Pitt County history by submitting a full-color flag design that uses the Pitt County seal and/or logo, and follows the contest’s other rules of entry.

Are you an illustrator? Participate! Prefer graphic design software? Submit an entry! All designs are welcome, whether hand drawn or computer generated, and the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be recognized at the April 16th Commissioners meeting.

First place – $75
Second place – $50
Third place – $25
The 1st place winner will have his or her winning design created into a flag that will be flown in front of the County Office Building on 5th Street and used at official County events.

Official Rules
Be sure to follow all of the contest rules as outlined below and in the official rules of entry:

•Flags MUST be submitted on the official 2012 entry form. E-mail form to with 2012 Flag Contest in the subject line, or drop off or mail to Pitt County Office of Public Information, 1717 W. 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27834. For entries to be returned, include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
•Flags must include the official Pitt County logo and/or seal.* Download below.
•One flag design per participant. Entries without complete information will be eliminated.
•Designs must be in color. Do not laminate, mount, or otherwise alter entry form.
•Contest begins February 1 and all entries must be received by March 12.
•Contest open to Pitt County citizens only.