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Kay Flanagan receives Living Auxiliary Member award

LIVING AUXILIARY honoree Kay Flanagan, center, receives her honorary flag from Leon Magsamen, left, and Jill Johnson, right.
Kay Flanagan received the “Living Auxiliary Member” award on Memorial Day 2021 from local veterans’ organi­zations.
The award was presented dur­ing Monday’s ceremony on the courthouse grounds by VFW Auxiliary member Jill Johnson.
Each Memorial Day, the mini-park flag award is presented to a member of Albion’s VFW Auxiliary Post 736 or American Legion Mander­son Lehr Auxiliary Unit 162.
An American Flag is flown in honor of the recipient at Albion’s downtown mini-park.
Kay is an active member of VFW Auxiliary Unit 736 and serves as the auxiliary’s secretary. She has also been a local teacher for 35 years.
Complete story in the June 2 Albion News/Boone County Tribune, print and e-editions.