I pledge allegiance to
the flag of the United
States of America and
to the Republic for
which it stands, one
nation under God,
indivisible, with
liberty and justice
for all.
2019 Events

Sunday, June 9, 2019: National Flag Day Observance
This year we will honor the great 4-H Clubs (https://4-h.org/)

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.

Flag Day Blessing 2017

Coast Guard Personnel Registration Form

Boy Scouts and Floats Registration Form

2019 Essay Contest:
"What the American Flag Means to Me"

The essay contest is open to all students grades 3-12. 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 3, 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

All entries must be original.

Judging criteria is:
Composition                                            60%
Originality                                               20%
Grammar, punctuation, and spelling           20%

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 also appear on the essay itself.

Prizes will be awarded to each age group (grades 3-5), (grades 6-8), and (grades 9-12) that include first place of $250 and second place prize of $125. Winners will be notified by phone by April 30, 2019.

ALL entries must be post marked by April 1, 2019 and sent to:



     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

2018 Essay Contest Winners

The National Flag Day Foundation wishes to thank each of the nearly 250 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 2018 Essay Contest are:
1st place grade 3-5: Kate Bouska, Grade 5, Reno, NV
1st place grades 6-8: Jannacy Willie, Grade 7, Port Washington, WI
1st place grades 9-12: Sadhvika Chitoor, Grade 10, West Bend, WI
2nd Place grade 3-5: Amelia Anne Lundberg, Grade 4, Grafton, WI
2nd Place grades 6-8: Madeline Lara, Grade 7, Milwaukee, WI
2nd Place grades 9-12: Chandni Mistry, Grade 12, Richland, TX

2019 Valentine's Dinner Auction:

Date: Saturday February 9, 2019

     Americanism Center
     4200 Valley View Dr.
     Waubeka, WI 53021

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

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