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Constitution Week celebrated in Alva

 

September 21, 2018

Stacy Sanborn

Mayor Kelly Parker reenacts the signing of the Constitution on Monday afternoon in commemoration of Constitution Week. Pictured from left to right are Lenny Reed, Mary Barker, Kelly Parker, Louise Prigmore, Thelma Crouch and Phyllis Wiersig.

The commemoration of America's most important document, the Constitution, is celebrated annually during the week of Sept. 17-23.

To kick off Constitution Week, Alva Mayor Kelly Parker met with the ladies of DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) on the courthouse lawn. The small gathering listened to a presentation given by Lenny Reed who portrayed James Wilson – one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signatory of not only the United States Declaration of Independence but the United States Constitution, which he helped draft.

The United States Constitution stands as...



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