To the Gazette:

The Kansas Museum of Military History would like to thank City Manager Bill Keefer, the Police Department, Fire Department, Chamber of Commerce, and the Augusta Gazette for their cooperation in making our Flag Day Parade a successful event.

We are also deeply appreciative to the following sponsors that helped make it possible:  Emprise Bank, Lakepoint Nursing Home, Sigma Tek, Dixie Chopper (2M Equipment), Parks Chrysler and Parks Chevrolet, Nu-Tek Aircraft Instruments, Inc., Re/Max On the Move, Wal-Mart, Rose Hill Bank, Dairy Queen, Dillon’s, Augusta Family Dentistry, Pizza Hut, Sharp Realty, Chuck Korte, State Farm, Dunsford-Zeiner Funeral Home, C.A. Cook & Son, Mark Sudduth Realty, Crum & Todd, Strickler’s Shoes, Watts Realty, The Insurance Guys, The Book Grinder, Ace Hardware, White Eagle Credit Union, A Brown Liquor Store, Augusta Saw & Mower, Farmers Insurance, Patterson Racing, Brick Street Floral Co., Cooper Drug, Headley Funeral Chapel, Curves, and Miller’s Five.

I would like to thank our Red Cross workers and all of our volunteers for all their effort and hard work.  Director Steve Cannaby and his wife, Kathy did a superb job organizing and directing the parade.

Our museum was happy to have State Representative David Crum, Mayor Kristey Williams, Miss Butler County, and Emily Deaver, Miss Kansas join the parade. 

We wish Miss Kansas all the best of luck in her future endeavors.

The Kansas Museum of Military History will continuing pushing toward its goal, one of which is to be the best military museum in Kansas, and to continue to draw tourists into Augusta to help strengthen the business community.

Kansas Museum of
 Military History
John Lara, Director