Created on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 Written by By THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
The Bellefontaine Exchange Club was spotlighted in a recent publication.Information about the local service organization was included in the spring issue of Exchange Today, with a photograph of club member Robert Notestine holding an American flag.One of the club’s major projects is the distribution and display of more than 200 American flags on major national holidays and during some special events. The flags are placed in holders at professional and private locations.Mr. Notestine estimates that local members have handled the American flag more than 600,000 times over the past 60 years. Mr. Notestine, a Korean War veteran, calculates that he has personally handled the flag more than 56,000 times as a club member over the past 56 years.