THE AMESBURY ROTARY CLUB IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE 1st ANNUAL FLAGS FOR HEROES FUNDRAISER

Is there a hero in your life, past or present? Why not honor them by sponsoring a flag in their name at this wonderful community event?  The honoree could be a veteran, an active-duty service member, a first responder, police, firefighter, EMT, teacher, coach, an essential worker, a family member, humanitarian, or best friend. Your hero's name will be personalized on a medallion, which will be attached to a full-size American flag and will be given to you as a remembrance when the display is taken down.  

Flags will be proudly displayed at the Amesbury Servicemen's Memorial Honor Roll on Main Street (across the street from Amesbury Middle School).  Flags will be on display starting Memorial Day, May 27th through Flag Day, June 14th.  You can recognize your hero by sponsoring a flag for $75.

Sponsorships are available for business and community groups.  Each sponsor will receive the number of flags list below, in addition to special recognition on Amesbury Rotary's website and all publications.  Sponsorships rates and benefits are as follows:

$1,000.          Medal of Honor Sponsor (includes 10 flags / medallions)

$   500.          Stars & Stripes Sponsor (includes 5 flags / medallions)

$   250.          Betsy Ross Sponsor (include 2 flags / medallions).

When placing your order be prepared to provide the following formation:

  1. Name of person ordering Flag

  2. Contact Email

  3. Contact Phone Number

  4. Mailing address (for medallion)

  5. Name of Hero for medallion 

  6. Hero information: Branch of Service, rank (if appropriate), a first responder, police, firefighter, EMT, teacher, coach, an essential worker, a family member, humanitarian, or best friend.

Flags must be purchased by Wednesday, May 15, 2024.   Make checks out to Amesbury Rotary and mailed to Amesbury Rotary, PO Box 554, Amesbury, MA 01913.

For more information and to order or sponsor:

Contact: Julia Phelps 603-770-5105, jphelps7930@comcast.net

To learn how Amesbury Rotary puts your support of this project to work in our community, please click on the "Read More" button.

Proceeds from this fund raising efforts will continue to support and expand Amesbury Rotary's projects and programs, including but not limited to:

  • Readers are Leaders where we read to elementary students who need an extra boost on a weekly basis.

  • Provide Interest Free Student Loans.

  • Award Five Student Scholarships for AHS graduates.

  • Sponsor students at Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), a weekend event for AHS sophomores & juniors.

  • Serving at the Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon.

  • Bike Safety Day for elementary age students, in collaboration with Amesbury Police.

  • The Dictionary Project, where we hand out dictionaries to all 3rd graders in Amesbury.

  • Recognize the Educator of the Year for the last 44 years.

  • Pettengill House, we provide materials and fill and backpacks for students K-12 for the start of school.

  • Link House, we provide Valentine socks & candy for the residents.

  • At Our Neighbor’s Table we sponsor and serve dinner for community members.

  • And so much more.