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From: "Ferrell, Deb" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: July 18, 2020 at 2:52:16 PM EDT
To: "Ferrell, Deb" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Flag Notification - U.S. Representative John R. Lewis - 2020-07-18


Flags to be Lowered to Half-Staff

In Accordance With

Presidential Proclamation

Where the flag will be lowered:               All Vermont State facilities

Which flag(s) will be lowered:                  Both the U.S. and Vermont flags

Date the flag(s) will be lowered:              Saturday, July 18, 2020

Date flag(s) will return to full staff (at sunset):        Saturday, July 18, 2020

In Honor Of:                                                  U.S. Representative John R. Lewis who passed away on July 17, 2020

Information:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lewis_(civil_rights_leader)

Link to Presidential Proclamation: https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-death-john-lewis/


Proclamations

Proclamation on the Death of John Lewis

Issued on: July 18, 2020

As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding public service of Representative John Lewis, of Georgia, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions through July 18, 2020.  I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half‑staff for the same period at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this eighteenth day of July, in the year of our Lord two thousand twenty, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-fifth.
DONALD J. TRUMP


Notice sent by:  Office of the Commissioner

                             Department of Buildings & General Services


Deborah W. Ferrell  | Executive Manager
Government Business Services Division | (Fleet | Information Centers | Print | Postal | Surplus Property)
Request to Use State Facilities (RUSF) Process Manager | Flag Notification Process Manager
Department of Buildings & General Services |134 State Street | Montpelier, VT 05633-2201
Telephone |  Cell:  802-598-7167
Email Address:  [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

BGS COVID19 Information: https://bgs.vermont.gov/covid-19