Having already encouraged local residents to decorate their homes for Vandalia’s 200th birthday, the city is now offering one way to do that.
City Administrator LaTisha Paslay announced at Monday’s city council meeting that bicentennial flags and banners are now available through the city.
The options for available decorations are:
• 11-inch-by-32-inch vertical blade flag with hardware, $150.
• 3-inch-by-5-inch flag, $30.
• 4-inch-by-6-inch flag, $55.
• 28-inch-by-40 inch vertical banner, $40.
• 12-inch-by-18-inch garden banner, $20.
• Garden flag stands, $15.
• 3-foot-by-9-foot three-piece bunting, $70.
Orders will be accepted through May 1 and payment must accompany all orders.
Checks are to made out to: Old Capitol Foundation/Bicentennial.
Order forms are available at city hall and on the city’s website, www.vandaliaillinois.com.
Mail orders are to be sent to: Beautification Committee, 431 W. Gallatin St., Vandalia, Ill. 62471.