Monday, August 20, 2012

Blue Star Mothers and military supporters

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 12-18
Blue Star Mothers Southern Piedmont Chapter President Lynn Cauthen says, "We are here to support each other while our children are deployed."
Including Charlotte, the chapter includes Iredell, Cabarrus, Rowan, Mecklenburg, Stanley, Catawba and Lincoln counties.


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