In Mooresville, North Carolina, it's Blue Star Mothers Week. This proclaimed by Mayor Miles Atkins and town commissioners:
WHEREAS, with their roots in the blue star flag which was created in
1917 and hung in windows to indicate that a family member was serving in
the armed forces, the Blue Star Mothers of America was established in
1942. From Mooresville proclamation naming Blue Star Mothers Week August
Blue Star Mothers Southern Piedmont Chapter President
Lynn Cauthen says, "We are here to support each other while our children
Including Charlotte, the chapter includes Iredell, Cabarrus, Rowan, Mecklenburg, Stanley, Catawba and Lincoln counties.