Press Release Colonial Flag: Sandy Utah September 17, 2013
For Immediate Release: Sandy, Utah
|Constitution Day celebration features carved stone flagpole dedication created by Monument Arts, Utah|
– National Exchange Club sponsors school flag raising and US Constitution studies
UTAH September 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day) is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is observed on September 17, the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787 in Philadelphia. The law establishing the present holiday was created in 2004 with the passage of an amendment by Senator Robert Byrd to the Omnibus spending bill of 2004. Before this law was enacted, the holiday was known as “Citizenship Day”. In addition to renaming the holiday “Constitution Day and Citizenship Day,” the act mandates that all publicly funded educational institutions provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on that day.
Dan Wakely, National Exchange Club President wanted to commemorate this day with a ceremony featuring the Constitution in a school in North Carolina where the students gathered around the flagpole, saying the pledge of allegiance and then reciting the Constitution.
Monument Arts Creative design department designed a custom “logo” for the Elementary School whose sports team is “The Rockets” which was carved on one side of the triangle Flagpole Surround which the ceremony was created around. The Pledge of Allegiance graces side two, and the NEC logo is on the third side below the North Carolina State Seal.
NEC officials from left: President, Robert Sheets, Laeron Roberts, Vice President, and John Kelly, Treasurer.
Monument Arts is a division of Colonial Flag which collaborated this summer at the National Exchange Club annual convention where the NEC Patriot Flagpole Program was launched in Greensboro North Carolina to great acclaim by NEC members and club presidents. Paul Swenson, Colonial Flag President stated that his respect for the National Exchange club and their community service efforts, including the Freedom Shrines, and Proudly We Hail awards are in complete synergy with the “One Nation Under God” Flagpole Surrounds’ created by Monument Arts. “You now have the unique opportunity to personally impact our Young Americans with the dedication of a Patriot Flagpole Surround, and will always have the lasting pride of doing so.”
America’s Service Club
The National Exchange Club – a service organization with 700 clubs and more than 20,000 members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico – celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2011. Founded in 1911 in Detroit by business leaders who wanted to “exchange” ideas on making their community better, the Exchange Club moved its headquarters to Toledo in 1917.
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About Colonial Flag and Monument ARTS:
Colonial Flag is a diversified merchandising company, inspiring and engaging patriots of all ages with distinctive product lines focused on flags, spirit banners, flagpoles, monuments and retail lines of flag related elements. Colonial reaches approximately hundreds of thousands of Americans each month through Colonial Flag Foundation, a growing event presence with over 100,000 flags flying across the USA in remembrance of fallen heroes and community events. The Colonial Flagship Location in Sandy Utah is Headquarters for the other divisions within the corporate group. Colonial also offers books and utility Apps for flag history and awareness, programs including Healing Fields and Honor Fields Videos in addition to new made-for-the-web videos and a vast library of how-to content available online. The Company entered into a strategic alliance with Stirling StoneWorks, a High Performance Cast Stone Company, launching cast stone Flagpole Surrounds nationwide Spring 2013. The Colonial family of brands also includes Monument Arts Sculptural and Municipal Monument design, creation and installation services.
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Paul Swenson, Colonial Flag Corporate Communications, 800 782-0500 email@example.com
Melody Brenna, Monument Arts Stone Division, (806) 674-6072 firstname.lastname@example.org