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It's Flag Day

Margaret Gorman

It's June 14, which means it's flag day.

Though not a federal holiday, President Woodrow Wilson in 1916 did issue a proclamation officially establishing June 14 as Flag Day. Why June 14? The flag of the United States was adopted on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.

French Place Names In Oklahoma

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In the Dictionary of French Place Names in The U.S.A., René Coulet Du Gard writes that the first Frenchmen who came to the United States can be divided into three categories: the mainly Canadian-born trappers and wood scouts or "coureurs des bois," the missionaries, and those serving the House of France.

Parents' Choice Book Awards!

Parents' Choice Award Medal

The Parents' Choice Awards recognize the best in audios, books, DVDs, magazines, mobile apps, software, television, toys, video games, and websites for kids. Click here to see the best kids' books for Spring of 2013 in these categories:

Doing & Learning
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Non-Fiction
Picture Books
Poetry

Registration Open: Capacity Building, Organizational Development, and Grantwriting Training

The U.S. Department of HUD, Tulsa Field Office

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Capacity Building, Organizational Development, and Grantwriting Training For Nonprofit, Faith-based, and Community Organizations

Tuesday & Wednesday, August 6-7, 2013
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

U.S. Dept. of HUD, Williams Center Towers
2 West 2nd /1 West 3rd
First Floor Conference Room

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