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Friday, November 6, 2015
FLAG ETIQUETTE
The Flag Code, which formalizes and unifies the traditional ways in which we give respect to the flag, also contains specific instructions on how the flag is not to be used. They are:

The flag should never be dipped to any person or thing. It is flown upside down only as a distress signal.
The flag should not be used as a drapery, or for covering a speakers desk, draping a platform, or for any decoration in general. Bunting of blue, white and red stripes is available for these purposes. The blue stripe of the bunting should be on the top.
The flag should never be used for any advertising purpose. It should not be embroidered, printed or otherwise impressed on such articles as cushions, handkerchiefs, napkins, boxes, or anything intended to be discarded after temporary use. Advertising signs should not be attached to the staff or halyard
The flag should not be used as part of a costume or athletic uniform, except that a flag patch may be used on the uniform of military personnel, fireman, policeman and members of patriotic organizations.
The flag should never have placed on it, or attached to it, any mark, insignia, letter, word, number, figure, or drawing of any kind.
The flag should never be used as a receptacle for receiving, holding, carrying, or delivering anything.
When the flag is lowered, no part of it should touch the ground or any other object; it should be received by waiting hands and arms. To store the flag it should be folded neatly and ceremoniously.

The flag should be cleaned and mended when necessary.

When a flag is so worn it is no longer fit to serve as a symbol of our country, it should be destroyed by burning in a dignified manner.
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Thursday, July 30, 2015
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July is full of fireworks and picnics with family and friends. Myself and all of our members hope your summer is going well and safe so far.

The International Conference is going on in Florida this month and good things and fun are sure to be happening there.

On July 22nd, Flannagans and our Lodge are teaming up once again for the 2nd Annual Christmas in July Poker Run benefiting the Toys for Tots sponsored and collected by active duty Marines. For more information call: Mike Brown 614-452-1584.

Remember, if you are a veteran or know of a veteran who is a member or our lodge, please let them know that the word Veteran can be listed on their Member ID card. You can go through Moose International website or if you do not have a computer, leave your ID number and name with the bartenders or Shirley Steere can help you in the office.

Next month on August 27th is the Worthington Moose Lodge 1427 Annual Picnic from Noon - 5:00 PM at Busch Park. Please join us. A lot of preparation and food go into putting this on every year and we hope to see you there.

As always, we hope you have a safe and happy month of July.



Fraternally,

Tony Marre,
Administrator
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