flags for our heroes

May 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

Flags For Our Heroes Returns to Gaithersburg’s Bohrer Park this Memorial Day Weekend

Seven hundred and fifty flags will fly at Bohrer Park to honor community heroes on Memorial Day Weekend in the annual Flags for Our Heroes event. This is the sixth year for the “Flags for our Heroes” exhibit of 8-foot tall American flags. The exhibit is organized and presented by the Rotary Clubs of Montgomery […]

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May 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 24 and here is a rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Commencements: Five schools hold graduation ceremonies today. Paint Branch High School, Burtonsville, will hold its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. at the school. Stephen Knolls School, Silver Spring, will hold its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. […]

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May 23, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 23 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 23 and here is a rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Celebrates Building Safety Month: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and the Montgomery County Council will recognize Building Safety Month with a joint proclamation as they honor the educators, mentors and safety officials who keep our […]

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May 16, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Flags for our Heroes Returns this Memorial Day Weekend

Seven hundred and fifty flags will fly at Bohrer Park to honor community heroes on Memorial Day Weekend in a Flags for Our Heroes event.    Individuals are invited to honor their personal heroes by sponsoring a flag bearing a medallion with their hero’s name.   “I’m glad Rotary held this celebration in Gaithersburg. My son is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. It’s difficult for me, at […]

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May 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Flags for Our Heroes Exhibit on Display in Gaithersburg for Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

More than 750 flags are flying in a field of honor at Bohrer Park in the city of Gaithersburg this Memorial Day weekend. It is the fourth year for the “Flags for our Heroes” exhibit. This red, white and blue display of 8-foot flags is hosted by the Rotary Club of Montgomery Village and the […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Flags for our Heroes Exhibit on Display at Bohrer Park this Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

There are 750 large American flags on display at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg this Memorial Day weekend. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports from the Flags for our Heroes exhibit. The opening ceremony for this event is planned for 11 a.m. on May 28th and you are invited to attend. Organizers say this exhibit is especially moving […]

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May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Some county employees are working from home today after a bed bug infestation was confirmed at the Department of Health and Human Services administrative offices at 401 Hungerford Drive earlier this month. A meeting to discuss employees’ concerns about bed bugs is […]

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May 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

“Flags For Our Heroes” Exhibit Returns to Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg This Weekend

UPDATED It’s a Memorial Day tradition, and a sight to behold. The Rotary clubs of Montgomery Village and Gaithersburg have erected 750 large American flags on the lawn at Bohrer Park. The flag exhibit will be on display for four days from now until Memorial Day. The exhibit is officially entitled, “Flags for Our Heroes,” […]

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May 22, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, May 22, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily look at the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Starting today through the Memorial Day holiday the Flags for Our Heroes display will be up at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. 2. It’s a long weekend and we have a long list of ideas for activities […]

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May 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

Volunteers Work in Rain to Set Up Flag Display (PHOTOS)

The rain didn’t stop volunteers from setting up the Flags for Our Heroes Display at Bohrer Park Thursday. In all 750 flags will adorn the lawn at Bohrer Park. They will be put in place by the Rotary Clubs of Montgomery Village and Gaithersburg. Each flag will be sponsored by a firm or individual to […]

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