Please join us for the 2023 Flag Day Celebration on the SMVC campus.
12 PM Picnic hosted by the Knights of Columbus
1 PM Flag Retirements hosted by American Legion Post 21
Essay, Drawing and Video Contest
Tell us what The American Flag means to you.
FIRST PLACE SUBMITTALS CAN WIN $100
All contest submittals are due by midnight May 31, 2023. Winners will be announced on Flag Day, June 14th, 2023.
Prepare an essay about “What the American flag means to you.” Essays should include the contestant’s name, age, home address and phone number. Judging criteria is based on composition (60%), and grammar, punctuation and spelling (40%).
How to Submit
Spread positivity and hope by creating art on sidewalks, posters and/or doors that expresses “What the American flag means to you.” Take a photo of your art and post it with the hashtag #2023KCFlagDay and tag St. Michael’s Veterans Center on Facebook @stmichaelsveteranscenter or Instagram @smvets.
Record a one to two-minute video about what the American flag means to you. Post it with the hashtag #2023KCFlagDay and tag St. Michael’s Veterans Center on Facebook @stmichaelsveteranscenter or Instagram @smvets.