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2016 Events

2016 Valentine's Dinner Auction:

Saturday February 6th, 2016

     Americanism Center
     4200 Valley View Dr.
     Waubeka, WI 53021

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

2016 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 $250.00 cash and an award plaque; Second prize is $125.00 cash and an award plaque. Both prizes will be awarded for each age bracket. Please email or mail a copy of the essay with a cover sheet including the contestant's name, grade, name of school, home address, and phone number. ALL entries must be post marked by April 1, 2016 and sent to:



     National Flag Day Observance 2016
     PO Box 55
     Waubeka, WI 53021

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

2015 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 2015 Essay Contest are:
1st place grades 4-5: James Corley Sanders, 5th grade, Trout, LA
1st place grades 6-8: Cassidy Gallaway, 8th grade, Port Washington, WI
1st place grades 9-12: Ann Urlick, 12th grade, Appleton, WI
2nd place grades 4-5: Sofia Salko, 5th grade, Grafton, WI
2nd place grades 6-8: Regan Surges, 8th grade, Port Washington, WI
2nd place grades 9-12: Noah Doak, 9th grade, West Bend, WI

Sunday, June 12, 2016:
National Flag Day Observance
Come celebrate the 100th anniversay of the observance of Flag Day
This year we will honor members of the U.S. Navy.

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
     Fireworks by Bartolotta at dusk

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

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