The Butte Exchange Club will be hosting the Field of Honor on August 24, 25, and 26. The Field of Honor will include 1150 flags, honoring veterans, those currently serving in the military, law enforcement, first responders, personal heroes, and victims of child abuse in Butte-Silver Bow County. In addition to the American flags, a circle of white flags with blue ribbons will recognize victims of child abuse. The Field of Honor is free to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The purpose of this project is to provide the community with an opportunity to honor our personal heroes, to express Butte’s unfailing patriotism, and to provide a time of remembrance and healing.
LOCATION: Southwest corner of Mercury Street and Continental Drive. Access the field from the Maroon Activity Center parking lot. Handicap accessible.
HOURS OF OPERATION: The field will be open August 24, 25, 26 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. .
OPENING CEREMONY: The opening ceremony will be at noon on August 24 at the corner of Mercury Street and Continental Drive. More details about the Opening Ceremony will be available in the future.
FLAG SPONSORSHIP AND PURCHASE: Details on how you can sponsor a flag in honor of your hero or how to purchase a flag will be available on this website soon.
VOLUNTEERS: Volunteers are needed to help set up the field on Thursday, August 23, 2018 as well as take the flags down at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 26, 2018. There will be other volunteer opportunities please check back here for more details.
To learn more about the project, to sponsor a flag in the name of a loved one, or to volunteer, contact Doug at 406-491-6039.