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David Madison
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2nd Annual Field of Honor

T167 helping to honor those who have served our country.



Hosted for the second year by the Rochester Sisters of Mercy, a formation of United States Flags will fly again in a patriotic tribute to our military, veterans, police officers, fire fighters and medical first responders. Flags may be sponsored to honor our heroes, and the so displayed flags will be retained by each flag’s sponsor at the close of the event. Proceeds will benefit the Mercy Bridges a ministry which provides tutors who teach basic literacy skills to adults for whom English is a Second Language.

The U.S. flags will be posted from September 9th through the 11th forming in a stirring formation of red, white and blue. The Rochester Field of Honor® flag display is the perfect opportunity to unite as a community and remember those who defend and protect us. It is an experience hard to describe, but never to be forgotten. We invite all to walk with us among the posted flags. The display is open to all visitors without charge. Don’t miss it.

Troop 167 will be supporting the Sisters of Mercy to honor our heroes by assembling flags, providing Scouts to serve as Honor Guard and finally to clean-up after the period of honor is completed.


Volunteer info:

Flag Assembly

August 31st @ 2:00 PM

Volunteers meet at St. Catherines Church in Mendon

If you are interested sign up here by August 17th


Flag Vigil / Closing Ceremony Help

Volunteers are also needed to keep vigil over the flags at Mercy High School on Blossom Road.

(three people per 2-hour shift)

4pm-10pm Thursday evening  September 8
4pm-10pm Friday evening  September 9
8:00am-10:00pm Saturday September 10
11:00 to 3:00 on Sunday September 11

1437 Blossom Rd. Rochester NY

If you are interested in signing up for a vigil position or helping out during ceremonies, please fill out the attached form and email it to Dave our ASPL of Community Service 

Further information about the event can be found on the troop calendar, and information about Healing Field, the hosts of the event can be found at http://www.healingfield.org/rochester16/

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