Monday, September 8, 2014

September 14, 2014: Star Spangled Banner Day

Today during Public Hearing, Mesa County Commissioners proclaimed September 14, 2014 as the Bicentennial (200 years) Commemoration of our National Anthem, the Star Spangled Banner. During the opening of the Public Hearing, the National Anthem was sung by Trish Yeager.

Those accepting the proclamation were:
  • The Colorado Society of the War of 1812, Mountain District 
  • The United States Daughters of 1812, Daniel Carpenter Chapter 
  • The Colorado Society Sons of the American Revolution, Grand Mesa Chapter 
  • The Colorado Daughters of the American Revolution, Mt. Garfield Chapter 

The 15 Star Flag will fly in front of the Mesa County Courthouse building on the following days to honor our national anthem and the flag that flew over Ft. McHenry:
June 14, Flag Day
July 4, Independence Day
September 14, Star Spangled Banner 200th Anniversary
September 17th, Constitution Day
November 11th, Veterans Day, and
December 15th, Bill of Rights Day

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