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Cook County Welcomes Presentation of Grand Portage Flag

Jul 18, 2017 11:29AM ● By Editor

Cook County Media Release - July 18, 2017  

During Tuesday's Board of Commissioners Meeting, Commissioner Bobby Deschampe presented the Board with a Grand Portage Flag as a permanent addition to the Commissioners’ Room. 

“It is an honor to add the Grand Portage flag to the County Courthouse,” said Commissioner Deschampe. “This is something that is long overdue and recognizes the cultural significance and contributions of the Grand Portage Band to Cook County.”

The presentation was accompanied by the performance of the traditional Flag and Honor Songs performed by the Stone Bridge Singers drum group of Grand Portage.

Contact: Commissioner Robert Deschampe – 218-387-3000 or [email protected]

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