American Flags fly high for Inaugural Field of Honor

DANIEL ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD) — The Daniel Island Exchange Club is hosting the Inaugural Field of Honor celebrating our hometown heroes.

The Field of Honor features 250 flags that will fly for ten days, honoring hometown heroes including; military personnel, first responders, medical professionals, teachers, and many others.

The event goes from June 25 to July 5, 2016 on Daniel Island.

How it works

Lowcountry residents interested in acknowledging their hometown heroes can make a donation of $25.00 per flag in honor of their loved one and hero by logging on to: www.healingfield.org/danielisland16

Flag memorials can also be purchased throughout the month at the Daniel Island Exchange Club tent at the Daniel Island Farmer’s Market.

On June 25, when the field is erected, sponsored flags containing a yellow ribbon with the name of your honored loved one and will fly proudly through July 5th.

Stop by the field throughout the week to visit your flag with friends and family.

Upon completion of the field, you can take your sponsored flag home with you, or you can donate it back to the Daniel Island Exchange Club for use in next year’s Field of Honor.

“We are so excited to bring this event to Daniel Island,” said Kristin Power, event chair and Daniel Island Exchange Club Member.  “It’s a great way to honor not only our Military and first responders, but any individual that has had a profound impact in our lives from medical professionals, to teachers, and so on — All the individuals that make us better people and our country a better place.”

 

All proceeds from the 2016 Field of Honor® will benefit the Veterans program at One80 Place.

 

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