Recycle scrap tires in Waco next Saturday

Flag retirement ceremony

The 21st Annual McLennan County Veterans Association Flag Lowering and Disposal Ceremony begins Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Carleen Bright Arboretum in Woodway. The event is hosted by the City of Woodway and the Elizabeth Gordon Bradley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Following an indoor “Women in the Military” program in the pavilion, disposal of unserviceable US, Texas, POW/MIA and military service flags will be conducted in accordance with the Flag Code at the Woodway Family Center, with entrance at City Hall, 922 Estates Drive .

Flags can be handed in from 1:00 p.m. in the town hall car park. For more information, call 254-749-2146.

Pro Life Waco

Pro-Life Waco meets Sunday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1424 Columbus Ave.

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Speaker is David Ready, founder of the 40 Days for Life prayer vigil, the started in Bryan in 2004 andhas spread to over 600 cities worldwide. David and his wife Margaret will address the grassroots challenges ahead.

The program begins at 12:45 p.m. Reservation is not necessary. Lunch is $5.

For more information, call 254-644-0407 or email [email protected]

day of scrap tire collection

The City of Waco Solid Waste Department is celebrating America Recycles Day by hosting a scrap tire collection day Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.mNov 19, at 501 Schroeder Drive. All tires are recycled and not sent to landfill.

The event is for Waco residents only. Residents are encouraged to skip the line and pre-register online at ow.ly/g1mb50KPtPZ, by phone at 254-299-2606, or by email at [email protected] Participants should bring their registration confirmation and photo ID with them. Those not pre-registering must bring a recent Waco water bill with household waste service.

There is a maximum of 10 tires per household, a maximum size of 20 inches and no tires with rims/wheels are allowed.

For more information, call 254-299-2612, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Is achieving a 50% recycling rate realistic? In 2018, Americans generated more than 292.4 million tons of waste, according to the latest available data.


Enter airport graphics

The nonprofit arts organization Creative Waco is encouraging local contributions for the “Welcome to Waco” artwork planned at the Waco Regional Airport.

Participants are asked to send the phrase “Welcome to Waco” in their native or cultural language, or a photo of the phrase, to creativewaco.org/project-calls/ by Wednesday.

An artist is commissioned to incorporate the phrases into a piece that will be displayed between the Arrivals Hall and the Main Hall.

Send printed articles to Briefly, PO Box 2588, Waco, 76702-2588; or email [email protected]

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