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the flag of the United
States of America and
to the Republic for
which it stands, one
nation under God,
indivisible, with
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for all.
2015 Events

2015 Valentine's Dinner Auction:

Saturday February 7th, 2015

     Americanism Center
     4200 Valley View Dr.
     Waubeka, WI 53021

For more information contact: Jack Janik at 262-692-9111

2015 Essay Contest:
"What Our Flag Means to Me"

The essay contest is open to all students grades 4-12. Grades 4-5 must submit a minimum 150 word essay. Grades 6-8 must submit a minimum 250 word essay. Grades 9-12 must submit a minimum 500 word essay. First prize is a $250.00 cash and award plaque; Second prize a $125.00 cash and award plaque. Both prizes will be awarded for each age bracket. Please email or mail a blind copy of the essay with a cover sheet including the contestants name, grade, name of school, home address, and phone number. ALL entries must be post marked by April 1, 2015 and sent to:



     National Flag Day Observance 2015
     PO Box 55
     Waubeka, WI 53021

For more information contact: Bob Rathsack at 262-692-2503
or Jack Janik at 262-692-9111

2014 Essay Contest Winners

The National Flag Day Foundation wishes to thank each of the nearly 200 stuents
who submitted essays for this years contest. The response was greater than
ever, with entries recieved from all over the United States.

All of the essays were well done, making selection of only two per category
difficult. The students expressed very thought-provoking reflections on the
personal significance of the American Flag. All contestants are to be applauded
for their outstanding effort. Special thanks to all of the contestants and our
panel of judges.

Winners of the 2014 Essay Contest are:
1st place grades 4-5: Olivia Kuhn, 5th grade, Waukesha, WI
1st place grades 6-8: Rebekah Doak, 6th grade, West Bend, WI
2nd place grades 6-8: Lillian Burmesch, 8th grade, West Bend, WI
1st place grades 9-12: Brandon Quinn, 11th grade, Pittsburg, PA
2nd place grades 9-12: Erin Bryant ,12th grade, RVirginia Beach, VA

Saturday, June 13, 2015:
National Flag Day Observance
This year we will honor members of the U.S. Marine Corps.
We will also be honoring all returning miltary personnel from Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Program begins at 11:30am at the Americanism Center.
The Parade begins 1:30 leaving the Americanism Center after the program.
Family Day begins after the parade (approximately 3:00pm) on the Americanism Center grounds and features ...

     Fun, Games, and Prizes for the kids
     Fireworks by Bartolatta at dusk

The day's activities are FREE. Come and celebrate our flag's birthday.

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