On Saturday, June 15, 2019, the South Plainfield Elks Lodge No. 2298 had their annual Flag Day Celebration. Mayor Anesh and councilwoman Christine Faustini were among the guests. Also attending the ceremony were boy scout troops 124, 125 and 309. At this ceremony scholarships were awarded to local young adults going on to higher education in the fall.  Two scholarships were for vocational areas of study and 2 additional scholarships were rewarded for those seeking a four year degree.