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Presidents Day is 'flag giveaway day' for first graders

Chinook Lions Club members handed out about 30 American flags to first graders on Presidents Day last Monday, February 20. It's a ceremony that dates back at least 40 years per senior Chinook Lions Club members. For some families it's a third generation receiving the desktop stick flags. Flags are given to Meadowlark students as well as first graders in surrounding rural schools.

Before the handing out ceremony and the end of program class photo, a Lions Club member presents a short program about the American flag-topics range from history of the flag to the flag code (how to properly display...

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