AVENUE OF FLAGS
The OPTIMIST Club of


Thank you for your interest in the Avenue of Flags program. It is an ideal way for you to help the Optimist Club of Richfield Youth Foundation bring out the best of the Richfield’s youth. To thank you for your $40 tax-deductible contribution the club will place a flag in front of your house or at a highly visible spot in Richfield. 

Your support will be recognized with a display of the American flag at your home on 7 holidays. Starting in 2018 the club is adding Election Day. All proceeds are used to sponsor activities that “Bring out the Best in Kids!”


Memorial Day 
Flag Day 
4th of July
Labor Day*
Patriot Day* (9/11)
Election Day* (11/6)
Veteran’s Day*




*Note that flags placed for Labor Day remain posted for the entire week. They will be retrieved after Patriot Day (9/11).

*Flags will be placed on Election Day (11/6) and will remain posted through Veteran's Day (11/11) [weather dependent]

The Avenue of Flags program partners with with Richfield Boy Scout Troop 262 and Richfield Girl Scout Troop 11404. The troops place and retrieve the flags. The troops receive financial support from the Optimist Club for their troop activities. 

For more information about the program, contact David Kriesel-Koll at 612-419-3028

To make a donation to the Foundation and join the flag program click the flag above to download the form. Payment can be made online (above) or via mail. Online payments will be matched to the form by name/address.

Mail the form to the 
Optimist Club of Richfield Youth Foundation
P.O. Box 23495
Richfield 55423

Thank you again for your support of Richfield’s youth
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Click the flag to download  an order form.
Make your Avenue of Flags Donation Online
For questions or issues regarding your flag(s), contact David Kriesel-Koll at 612-419-3028
Special thanks to the businesses who support the Avenue of Flags:

City Bella on Lyndale                             Crosstown Family Dental         
Woodlake Chiropractic, Inc.                   Lisa Wold, Lakes Area Realty 
Richfield Historical Society                     Repair Rite Automotive
Lake Shore Drive Condo Assoc             Plekkenpol Builders, Inc.
Gramercy Park Co-Op                           Pennrich Apartments
Wilson Holistic Health                            The Pines
Broadway Pizza - Richfield                    Bon Auto Body & Glass, Inc.
Dairy Queen - Richfield
The Church of the Assumption
Richfield Bloomington Credit Union
Headway Emotional Health Services
Jay Clark DDS PA