According to staff reports
Carolina Caring was recently honored by Hickory Elks Lodge as a Flying the Flag winner for the impeccable manner in which the organization displays American flags at its Newton campus. With an esteemed history of service to veterans through its Carolina Caring for Veterans program, the nonprofit is well versed in flag flying etiquette – displaying its staff flags at the center point ensuring that that the steering is correctly oriented.
The honor was presented by Lodge Americanism Committee Chair Tracy Hentschel at a Flag Day Ceremony, which included a brief history of the American flag and a demonstration of the flag’s thirteen folds, presided over by Reverend Todd Cook.
“We are honored to display the American flag on our Salute to Heroes memorial, honoring veterans across the country as well as those veterans we are privileged to care for,” said Kelly Tate, vice president. community relations at Carolina Caring.
Carolina Caring for Veterans is proud to be a Level IV Partner of the We Honor Veterans program, an outreach initiative led by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the US Department of Veterans Affairs. The program has also been recognized as a partner by the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration Memorial Partnership Program.