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2017/2018 Events

Saturday, June 10, 2017: National Flag Day Observance
This year we will honor members of the U.S. Air Force.

The Program begins at 11:30am at the Americanism Center.
The Parade begins at 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
     Hayrides
     Fireworks by Bartolotta at dusk

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

Flag Day Blessing 2017

Air Force Personnel Registration Form

Boy Scouts and Floats Registration Form

2018 Essay Contest:
"What the American Flag Means to Me"

The essay contest is open to all students grades 4-12. All students in public, private, parochial, home or virtual schools are invited and encouraged to participate. Length of the essays include:

     1. 150 words in length for grades 4 and 5
     2. 250 words in length for grades 6, 7, and 8
     3. 500 words in length for grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

Prizes will be awarded to each age group (grades 4 and 5), (grades 6-8), and (grades 9-12) that include first place of $250 and second place prize of $125.

Please provide a cover sheet with the essay that includes the contestantís name, grade, name of school, home address and phone number. The contestantís name should not appear on the essay. ALL entries must be post marked by April 1, 2018 and sent to:

     essay@nationalflagday.com

OR

     National Flag Day Observance 2018
     PO Box 55
     Waubeka, WI 53021

For more information contact: Pam Schlenvogt at (414)333-8778
or Jack Janik at 262-692-9111

2017 Essay Contest Winners

The National Flag Day Foundation wishes to thank each of the nearly 200 students
who submitted essays for this year's contest. The response was greater than
ever, with entries received 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 2017 Essay Contest are:
1st place grade 3: Kaitlyn Lee, Grade 3, Voorhees, NJ
1st place grades 4-5: Adam Wilger, Grade 4, Waukesha, WI
1st place grades 6-8: Caleb Doak, Grade 6, West Bend, WI
1st place grades 9-12: Mechila, Grade 11, Richland, TX
2nd Place grade 3: Gowtami Manem, Grade 3, Voorhees, NJ
2nd Place grades 4-5: Granite Beardsley, Grade 4, Oostburg, WI
2nd Place grades 6-8: Emily Greene, Grade 7, Port Washington, WI
2nd Place grades 9-12: Abigail Doak, Grade 12, West Bend, WI

2018 Valentine's Dinner Auction:

Date: TBD

     Americanism Center
     4200 Valley View Dr.
     Waubeka, WI 53021

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

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