Pingree Grove Fire Protection District honored by Sons of the American Revolution
At the December board meeting, the Pingree Grove and Countryside Fire Protection District received the esteemed Flag Certificate Award from the Sons of the American Revolution.
This national program, administered by the SAR, encourages businesses, institutions, and individuals to proudly and correctly display the flag of the United States daily.
Fire Chief Kieran Stout of the Pingree Grove Fire Protection District was presented with the SAR Flag Certificate Award by the Fox Valley Chapter President of the Sons of the American Revolutions and Pingree Grove Fire Protection District Secretary Matt Clark, highlighting the district’s exceptional dedication to the principles of patriotism and community service.
The SAR Flag Certificate Award aims to promote the regular and proper display of the American flag, fostering a sense of national pride and unity.
The Pingree Grove Fire Protection District was recognized for its exemplary efforts in this regard, notably for the impressive new flag display at the recently remodeled Station 4 on Plank Road in Elgin.
The ceremony saw the Fox Valley Chapter of the SAR President Matt Clark commending Chief Stout and his team for going above and beyond to symbolize the values that the American flag represents. The award acknowledges the district’s commitment to emergency response and public safety and its dedication to honoring the symbols that unite the nation.
Chief Stout expressed his gratitude for the recognition and efforts of each of the firefighters within the department to show the utmost respect to the symbol of our nation at each of the three fire stations within the district.
As the newly remodeled Station 4 proudly displays the American flag, the Pingree Grove Fire Protection District exemplifies operational excellence and represents patriotism for the entire community. The SAR Flag Certificate Award is a reminder of the district’s dedication to daily and correct flag display, embodying the spirit of the American Revolution in the heart of the Fox Valley.