For the third year, the Va Flaggers will gather in Lexington for the Lee-Jackson holiday weekend.
Friday, January 16th is the Virginia State Holiday for Lee-Jackson Day, and Saturday, January 17th is officially recognized as Lee-Jackson Day in Lexington.
The Virginia Flaggers will flag the town of Lexington for action taken by City Council to ban ALL flags (except the US Flag, Va State Flag and non-existent city flag) from city light pole flag stands, rather than allow the flags of Lee and Jackson to fly for the week leading up to the State holiday, ANDWashington & Lee University for actions taken by President Ruscio to desecrate the LEE Chapel by removing battle flags from the Lee Mausoleum in response to the demands of 6 agitators/students.
Join us, as we "take it to the streets" to let the folks in Lexington and Washington & Lee University know that there are still many of us who honor Lee and Jackson and will not go away quietly in the face of these unwarranted and discriminatory attacks.
We will flag all day Friday, participate in memorial services and the parade on Saturday, and flag Saturday afternoon/evening. We welcome all those interested in standing with us to attend Friday, Saturday, or both days.
Meet at Stonewall Jackson Cemetery Friday at 10:00 a.m, Saturday at 9:00 a.m. for instructions and information.
Discount Lodging information here... http://leejacksonday.webs.com/lodgingsponsors.htm
The Va Flaggers call for a TOTAL BOYCOTT of Lexington, Va and ask that participants take great effort and not spend ANY MONEY inside the city limits. The recommend lodging is located outside of the town limits.
More detailed schedule and information to follow. PLEASE make plans to make your way to Lexington, and TAKE YOUR STAND!
Wednesday, December 17th: Flagging the VMFA, 200 N. Boulevard, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 P.M.
Saturday, December 20th: Flagging the VMFA, 200 N. Boulevard, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Monday, December 29th: Susan will be speaking at the Lee-Jackson Banquet of the NB Forrest Camp 803,SCV, Sanford, North Carolina . 6:00 p.m. The Steele Pig, 133 S. Steele Street. RSVP Lt. Commander Kevin Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 20th.
Friday, January 16 - Saturday, January 17th, 2015: Lee-Jackson Day, Lexington, VA. We will be flagging Lexington and Washington & Lee all day Friday, and flagging and participating in the Lee-Jackson activities scheduled for Saturday, including memorial services for Lee and Jackson, and a parade through town. THIS YEAR NEEDS TO BE OUR BIGGEST SHOWING EVER! MAKE PLANS TO JOIN US... take a stand for Lee and Jackson in the town that has chosen to dishonor their memory and let them know that there are those of us who will not forget what City and W&L officials have done.
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