Fox Valley Flag Awards


Scott Sanders Scott Sanders is the Chairman of our Flag Award program. Scott (on the left) is shown at the April 2013 Fox Valley Chapter dinner presenting an award to the Knight Essay contest winner - another one of his chapter assignments.

The Fox Valley chapter is proud to present the Flag Award to individuals, organizations or businesses for an outstanding display of the American flag in one of the 8 counties served by the Fox Valley chapter. This is the only criteria. Our members are encouraged to alert Scott to candidates he should consider for the Flag Award.

Flag Certificate The winner of the Flag Award is presented a certificate at their home, place of business or in a public meeting. A photograph of the presentation is included on this page.

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Elgin Flag Matt Clark, Fox Valley Chapter President, presented the SAR Flag Award Certificate to Kieran Stout, Fire Chief of the Pingree Grove & Countryside Fire Protection District, at their December 19, 2023 Board Meeting. They were recognized for the new flag display at the newly remodeled Station 4 on Plank Rd in Elgin. See story in January 8, 2024 Daily Herald.

Flag Certificate Flag Certificate Flag Certificate In August 2023 Flag Certificates were presented to Naperville residents John & Jan Plummer and to Stephanie Jones-Kastelic and Derrick Wynn of the Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home.

Also Jason Freitag received his flag award certificate. Be sure to click on his thumbnail.

Medinah Flag Rod Herbig, Fox Valley Chapter President, presented the SAR Flag Award Certificate to Tony Alberti at his Downers Grove home on President's Day 2013. Tony came to the US from Italy and became an American Citizen at 5 years later at age 16. As a proud American citizen, Tony flies the American flag at his barbershop and his home every day.

Medinah Flag Dale Bottom, Fox Valley Chapter Vice President, presented the SAR Flag Award Certificate to Joe Ebner, Club President, at a luncheon at the Medinah Country Club December 15, 2010. Many people see and enjoy this well maintained patriotic display.

Flag Certificate Photo Montage Ron Smith presented the Flag Certificate to Larry & Jan Baumgartner at their home in Naperville in November 2008. Ron also created and presented to them a special photo montage to honor their display of patriotism. Click on the photo thumbnail to see this special presentation.

Flag field Ron Smith John Kunsch In November 2007, Ron Smith presented the Flag Award to John Kunsch, the owner of the Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral home in Naperville. The field of flags is a colorful sight for the many cars on South Washington, south of downtown Naperville.

WWI Memorial Ron Smith Bob Bohr On December 7, 2006, Ron Smith presented the Flag Award to American Legion Commander Bob Bohr of Post 43 in Naperville during their monthly meeting. On the left was the joint ceremony on Memorial Day at the WWI Doughboy Statue conducted with Naperville VFW Post 3873.

Glen Ellyn Fire Dept Flag Fire Chief and Ron Smith On July 25, 2005, Ron Smith presented the Flag Award Certificate to Fire Chief Scott Raffensparger of the Glen Ellyn Fire Department during a Village Board Meeting to recognize their outstanding display of the American Flag.