Stars and Stripes Museum and Library

Toys for Tots Donations Accepted at the Museum until December 12

Toys for Tots Donations Accepted Until December 12

The National Stars and Stripes Museum Library is a drop-off location for Toys for Tots. The last day to drop off unwrapped toys is Monday, December 12, 2022. Anyone who donates a toy by December 3 will be entered into a drawing for a $75 Walmart Gift Card. Every donation made to our Toys for …

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Ulysses S. Grant Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit Opens December 1 at The National Stars and Stripes Museum and Library

In honor of Ulysses S. Grant’s 200th birthday, The National Stars and Stripes Museum and Library will be hosting a traveling exhibit from the Missouri Humanities Council for the month of December which highlights Grant’s connections to Missouri. The “Ulysses Grant’s Missouri” exhibit tells the story of the General and President through his own words. …

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On Wednesday, August 31, 2022, Jim Martin presented the Stars and Stripes City Proclamation to Albuquerque, New Mexico which was accepted by Mayor Tim Keller and his 3-year-old daughter.

Day 22: August 31, 2022 – Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico

On Wednesday, August 31, 2022, Jim Martin visited historic Santa Fe, New Mexico where he presented the Stars and Stripes City Proclamation to Santa Fe which was accepted by Mayor Alan Webber, a St. Louis native and Cardinal fan. He then traveled to the New Mexico Veterans Memorial in Albuquerque. There he met with Robert …

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On Tuesday, August 30, 2022, Jim Martin presented the Stars and Stripes City Proclamation to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Day 21: August 30, 2022 – Salt Lake City, Utah and Grand Junction, Colorado

Jim Martin presented the Stars and Stripes City Proclamation on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 to Salt Lake City, Utah. The Proclamation was accepted by the mayor’s staff. Jim also spoke with staff at the Utah Veterans Affairs Bureau about the potential of adopting a Veterans Hall of Fame concept such as the one in Missouri. …

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On Monday, August 29, 2022, Jim Martin presented the Stars and Stripes City Proclamation to Boise, Idaho.

Day 20: August 29, 2022 – Boise, Idaho and Ogden, Utah

On Monday, August 29, 2022, Jim Martin was up early and traveled through the Cascade Mountains in Washington and Oregon to Western Idaho. Once there, he presented the Stars and Stripes City Proclamation to Boise, Idaho which was accepted by the mayor’s office. He also spoke with the state’s Veterans Affairs staff about the potential …

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On Friday, August 26, 2022, Jim Martin presented the Stars and Stripes City Proclamation to Salem, Oregon.

Day 17: August 26, 2022

While in Vancouver, Washington on Friday, August 26, 2022, Jim Martin presented the Stars and Stripes City Proclamation and met with approximately 40 veterans, the mayor, and city council members. These Army, Navy, and Marine veterans have organized to help the homeless, feed the needy, create affordable housing, and do presentations in local schools, in …

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On Thursday, August 25, 2022, Jim Martin presented the Stars and Stripes City Proclamation to Kent, Washington

Day 16: August 25, 2022

On Thursday, August 25, 2022, Jim Martin visited and presented proclamations to five exemplary and vibrant cities in the Puget Sound area in Washington state: Everett, Bellevue, Seattle, Kent and Federal Way. All of these cities are enthusiastically working to build partnerships to better address the important issues of informed citizenship, commitment, and service within …

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On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, Jim Martin presented the Stars and Stripes City Proclamation to Tacoma, Washington which was accepted by Mayor Woodards and the City Council of Tacoma

Day 14 & 15: August 23 & 24, 2022

Jim Martin had an exciting couple of days on his trip through the West to celebrate the Stars and Stripes Cities and their embrace of informed citizenship, commitment, and service. On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, he had the honor of presenting a Stars and Stripes City Proclamation to Tacoma, Washington which was accepted by Mayor …

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