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2020 Events

2020 Valentine's Dinner Auction:

Date: February 8, 2020

     Americanism Center
     4200 Valley View Dr.
     Waubeka, WI 53021

For more information or if you wish to attend contact David Janik at 262-483-6078

Sunday, June 14, 2020: National Flag Day Observance
Last year we honored the great 4-H Clubs. Check back on this website for updates on what group of outstanding
Americans we will be honroign this year

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

4-H Club Registration Form

Floats and Units Registration Form

2020 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. Please note, submission of an entry indicates a consent for the winner's name, school, and home town to be published on this site. Winners will also be invited to read their essay at the Flag Day Observance on June 14, 2020 in Waubeka, Wisconsin.

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, 2020.

Please submit entries by April 1, 2020 via:

essay@nationalflagday.com OR National Flag Day Observance 2020
                 PO Box 55
                 Waubeka, WI 53021

For more information contact: Pam Schlenvogt at (414)333-8778

2019 Essay Contest Winners

The National Flag Day Foundation wishes to thank each of the nearly 250 students who submitted essays for the
2019 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 2019 Essay Contest are:
1st place grade 4-5: Rithika Chitoor, Grade 4, McLane Elementary School, West Bend, WI
1st place grade 6-8: Nora Downs, Grade 7, Coral Academy of Science Middle School, Reno NV
1st place grade 9-12: Matthew Baughman, Grade 12, Northern Ozaukee High School, Fredonia WI
2nd place grade 4-5: Genevieve Esten, Grade 4, Parkview Elementary School, Cedarburg WI
2nd place grade 6-8: Rachel Krueger, Grade 7, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Port Washington WI

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