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Flamingos Flock LWC President, Dr. Luckey

By Anna Grace Peterson

This morning, Wednesday, June 22, 2022, a flock of Pink Plastic Flamingos found their way to President Dr. Luckey's home. These flamingos are part of a fun, summer fundraiser being run by Lindsey Wilson College's International Student Program (ISP)

Dr. Luckey's yard was the first of many yards that are expected to be "flocked" over the next few weeks as ISP works to raise funds to continue providing wonderful opportunities to LWC students and the surrounding community.

This year, beginning on June 21st, 2022, Flamingo Wranglers (members from our ISP team) began accepting donations of a minimum of $20.00 USD to place 20+ plastic pink flamingos on colleagues', friends', or family members' front yards. The flock of flamingos will stay at each location for approximately 2-3 days and can be removed and relocated for a small donation. ISP will be taking flocking orders until Friday, July 1st.

Payments can be cash or check and should be made out to "International Student Programs" and dropped off at the ISP House (located at 304 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY) or mailed to 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY, 42728.

What Happens if You Have Been Flocked?
Contact ISP and, for a small donation (cash or check only), the ISP Flamingo Wranglers will come to your home or business and remove the flock!

If you know someone whose yard would be a good fit for the next flock of flamingos, let ISP know by naming them for the next surprise flocking (You will remain anonymous unless you request otherwise).

Want to support ISP/UNC but do not want to deal with a flocking?
ISP offers exclusive flocking insurance for a minimum donation fee of $20. This insurance will ensure that no flamingos roost on your lawn as they migrate around campus and the city. If interested, you will want to contact us soon! You never know where the flamingos will show up next...

If you have any questions and/or are interested in participating, please let us know by contacting, or calling 270-384-8163.

This story was posted on 2022-06-22 16:39:30
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Flamingos Flock LWC President

2022-06-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Lindsey Wilson College.
Dr. William Luckey poses with the flock of flamingos that surprised him on his front lawn this morning!

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Placing flamingos at Dr. Luckey's house

2022-06-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Lindsey Wilson College.
Members of the ISP Team worked to wrangle the hilarious Pink Plastic Flamingos

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Flamingos flock the President's lawn

2022-06-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Lindsey Wilson College.
Flamingos flock the yard of LWC President, Dr. Luckey.

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Wondering what the pink flamingos are about

2022-06-30 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Jackie Montgomery, LWC.
Jackie Montgomery writes, "Ever wonder what the flamingos are thinking? "Support International Student Programs at Lindsey Wilson College!!" Send or host a flock to show your support and to enable the amazing programs and services for these students and the community."

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Working to help International Students at LWC

2022-07-05 - Downtown Columbia, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener,
Flocking to raise funds for the International Student Program (ISP) Tuesday were Anna Grace Peterson, Assistant Director of the ISP, at left, and Dylan Serrano, Associate in the ISP office. They had gained permission to "flock" the Columbia Adair Chamber of Commerce, and for a donation, they will come back and move the birds along to their next location. For more details contact them at or call 270-384-8163.

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