Tag Archives: patriotism

patriotic service
By Julia Thompson
Jul 04, 2018

Patriotic Service with President Owen at the Freedom Festival in Provo

The Freedom Festival is an event that happens in Provo each July. People from all over Utah gather to celebrate our freedoms. Some of the events at this multi-day celebration include Balloon Fest, Freedom Run, Patriotic Service, and Cries of Freedom the Musical. The Colonial Heritage Festival portion of the gathering is an old fashion […]

By James Wright
Jun 14, 2013

Celebrating Flag Day

At age 12, I was invited by a friend to join his Scout troop. It was an active troop, with lots of games, hikes and short adventure trips in Southern California. One of the things that has been retained in  my memory was the flag ceremony that was part of each troop meeting. There were usually three flag […]