Americanism

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Time-Out Teddy and club members hand out 8,000 American flags each May at the Dogwood Parade and Flag Day concert in the park

GIVE-A-KID-A-FLAG-TO-WAVE annually passing out nearly 8,000 American flags to the young and young at heart during Quincy’s Dogwood Parade and Flag Day Park Band Concert. The program is designed to cultivate a deeper sense of patriotism and to heighten young American’s appreciation and admiration for our country’s flag.

Freedom Shrines –  feature an impressive, permanently mounted collection of 30 of the most important and historic American documents, including the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States and the Gettysburg Address. They show our nation’s youth the strength and courage of their forefathers by allowing them to read, with their own eyes, the immortal words of inspired Americans who so decisively changed the course of history.

Display of a giant 20’ x 30’ American flag at public events.

Proudly We Hail, No symbol better signifies our nation’s greatness than our American flag—the Stars and Stripes. The Proudly We Hail program encourages regular display of the flag by individuals, commercial establishments and industries. To honor them a specially designed plaque is presented at a club meeting.

One Nation Under God, The One Nation Under God project was adopted on July 30, 1964, by Exchange leaders seeking to heighten awareness of our rich religious heritage. November, observed nationally as One Nation Under God Month, is a special time of year when Exchangites join together to increase public appreciation of the important roles religious faith and freedom have played in our nation’s history.

Get out the Vote, a program to encourage our community to participate in their right and responsibility as a citizens.