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Los Gatos Lions Teach Students About The Flag

Two club members become a hit when they dress up as George and Martha Washington, the first president of the United States of America and his 'First Lady.'

George and Martha Washington, a.k.a. Los Gatos Lions Todd Hill and David Burt, were among a group of volunteers who visited all four elementary schools in town March 8-9 to teach youngsters about the United States flag.

George and Martha, however, were quite a hit when they strolled into Mrs. Hsia's and Ms. Higgin's classes at dressed in their historical and yes, hysterical costumes.

Every year the local Lions go to all the first-graders in the Los Gatos schools to talk about and answer questions about Old Glory.

The event culminates with each student receiving his or her own flag.

John Lochner March 18, 2012 at 11:41 PM
There were actually "six schools" that we visited again this year.....Van Meter, Daves Avenue, Blossom Hill, Lexington, Lakeside and St. Mary's.
Sheila Sanchez (Editor) March 19, 2012 at 01:06 AM
Hi John, thanks for the comment and the extra information! The Los Gatos Lions Club members are wonderful volunteers. You are to be commended for your work on this! Thank you for your service.
Jim Thrall March 19, 2012 at 05:12 PM
Make that seven since we visited Loma Prieta also.
Sheila Sanchez (Editor) March 19, 2012 at 05:14 PM
Good to know, Jim. You guys rock!
Kim Ratcliff March 19, 2012 at 06:20 PM
Mr. Dave Burt was my first love in the 4th grade at Daves Avenue Elementary. Good to see that all these years later he is still as HOT as ever…

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