INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Memorial Day weekend is set aside to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.
The girl scouts are taking the opportunity made it possible to say good bye to Old Glory, if she needed to be retired.
Before the IPL 500 Festival Parade Saturday morning, girl scouts collected old flags.
By 11 a.m., they had around 50.
The chief communications officer for the girl scouts of central Indiana says that the organization was founded on patriotism, and they wanted to do something in line with that spirit.
"What a great way for us to give back to the community and to teach girls about patriotism and about the sacrifice the men and women have made for us," Deana Potter said. "On Memorial Day weekend, it's a great way to give back to the community."
The flags will be properly retired during ceremonies conducted this summer during Girl Scout day camps and resident camps located throughout central Indiana.
A one-mile stretch of State Road 135 was closed Friday as firefighters battled a house fire, according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.
The Indiana Sports Corporation unveiled the logo for the 2015 NCAA Men's Final Four on Friday morning.
Hundreds of students at IPS School 46 received special gifts on Friday from Kroger and Pacers Sports.