The Douglas 4th of July Committee thanks all Douglas residents, businesses and organizations for flying the American flag on Flag Day, June 14. More than 20 property owners flew American and Alaska State flags that day. The committee is thankful to all those who went further with decorations of red, white and blue on their properties. The committee encourages residents to leave decorations up though July 4, when U.S. independence will be celebrated with parades and other celebrations.
Douglas Fire Fighters judged Flag Day decorations that evening, walking or driving to view decorations on homes, businesses and non-profit organizations’ buildings. The committee thanks them for their efforts as well.
The winners for the Flag Day competition are:
First Place: 1535 “I” Street
Second Place: 206 “F” Street
Third Place: 204 Fifth Street
Honorable Mention: 1641 Beach Street
First Place: Douglas Community United Methodist Church
First Place: 620 St Anns Avenue #1
Second Place: 803 Fourth Street #2
First Place: Douglas Depot
Second Place: The Island Pub
Third Place: Little Mermaid
The committee also recommends viewing the following homes: 640 Fifth Street, 1535 “I” Street, 1005-1007 Second Street, 413 “E” Street, 1005 Fifth Street, plus many other flags flying.