Del Norte Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution recently recognized local businesses and public entities for regularly flying the flag of the United States of America.
Wendy Malone, service for veterans chairman, awarded certificates to several businesses and organizations in Del Norte County, in keeping with the DAR Motto: God, Home, and Country. The DAR mission is Patriotism, Education and Historic Preservation, and throughout the year DAR recognizes community members for promoting these activities.
Among those recognized were Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office; Crescent City Police; Crescent City Fire Protection District along with businesses Debbie Ward of Del Norte Office Supply and the Halliwells at “Sally’s By the Sea Bakery.”
Both businesses traditionally do outstanding décor for patriotic holidays and veterans. In addition to flying the flag daily, each year the Halliwells paint their business red, white and blue with stars and stripes to celebrate Independence Day and our July celebrations. For the decades that Debbi Ward has operated Del Norte Office Supply, the flag flies, and the outside, including the sidewalk, is patriotically decorated.
Overall thanks and recognition go to every public and private entity that daily flies the flag and honors our nation. Crescent City streets look festive and patriotic with Old Glory waving.