TAVARES – Area Republicans and the City of Mount Dora both celebrated Flag Day Thursday morning. Mount Dora Mayor Nick Girone presided over the first event at 10:30 a.m. at City Hall, and the  the second event took place a little while later at the Lake County Republican Office on West Main Street in Tavares, with Sheriff Peyton Grinnell delivering the keynote address. Flag Day is celebrated on June 14 every year to commemorate the adoption of the flag of the United States in 1777 by the Second Continental Congress.