June 14, 2012 - WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today announced that he is holding a Valley Flag Day photo contest in honor of Flag Day – a day which commemorates the adoption of the American flag by the Second Continental Congress in 1777. Residents of California’s 19th Congressional District will have the opportunity to submit original photos of the American flag to the
“To celebrate the beauty and diversity of California’s Central Valley, and as a fitting opportunity to pause for a moment and reflect on the meaning of our Nation’s flag, I am holding a contest on Facebook to choose a winning photograph that best reflects the rich heritage that the American flag represents flying proudly across our district as a sign of our shared legacy,” said Denham. “I encourage you to share your patriotism by sending us your favorite photo of the American Flag.”
All submissions must be original photographs, and can be emailed to
http://facebook.com/RepJeffDenham, where viewers can vote on the winning photographs by “liking” their favorite American Flag photo. All emailed submissions must include the entrant’s name, phone number and home address, as well as a brief description of the image.
For more information, you can visit the contest link on Rep. Denham’s website here.