FAQ – Parade of Flags

Question: Is the cost $ 40 per holiday?
Answer: No! The cost is $ 40 FOR THE YEAR per flag!! That is $ less than $7 per holiday. Buy two, or three! Gift one as a gift or donate to a Veteran!

Question: My neighbor on the next street has their flag, but, I don’t have mine. What’s going on?
Answer: Our volunteer teams are each assigned a separate delivery route and they work within their available times to deliver all the flags on their route within the date ranges listed in the delivery and pickup schedule. Your neighbor on the next street is likely in a different delivery route. However, you can always send us an email us at medinakiwanis@gmail.com

Question: How can I learn more about Kiwanis and becoming a member?
Answer: Please visit our website at www.medinakiwanis.org, or contact one of our members.

Question: Is anything attached to my house?
Answer: No. A plastic PVC pipe is installed in the ground, even with ground level. When a flag is not being displayed, the PVC pipe is capped.

Question: Do I own the flag that is displayed on my property?
Answer: No. The Kiwanis Club of Medina retains the ownership of the flags. The Parade of Flags fundraiser is an annual subscription based service.

Question: How can I be sure that you won’t damage any of the underground utilities on my property?
Answer: We always call the Ohio Utility Protection Service (O.U.P.S.) in order to have the underground utilities marked prior to the Kiwanis Club of Medina installing the ground socket on your property. You will see utility flags just before we come drill the holes. Please let us pick them up.

Question: How do I renew my Parade of Flags subscription the following year?
Answer: The Kiwanis Club of Medina will automatically send you a renewal invoice for the upcoming display season in the spring unless you notify the club in writing that you wish to discontinue your subscription. Please try to use email and our website! medinakiwanis@gmail.com

Question: Who do I make my check payable to?
Answer: The Kiwanis Club of Medina. Please include the address which the subscription is paying for.

Question: Is my Parade of Flags subscription amount tax deductible?
Answer: You will need to consult with your tax advisor.

Question: Can I pay by credit card?
Answer: Yes, if you sign up via our website.

Question: Do I have to use the website to sign up for Parade of Flags?
Answer: No. You can download an order form from our website and then follow the instructions of where to mail your check and order form, or request an application by phone.

Question: Who do I contact if I have a problem with my flag?
Answer: You can send us an email us at


Question: Can I give a Parade of Flags subscription as a gift?
Answer: Yes. You can give a subscription!

Question: Can I sponsor my whole street with a Parade of Flags subscription?
Answer: Yes. You can sponsor a whole street!

Question: What is the service area for the Parade of Flags service?
Answer: Our Parade of Flags service is open to residents that live within the Medina City, Buckeye and Highland School Districts.