By Andy Freudenburg The 3rd Annual Flags4Vets event will be held this Memorial Day weekend at Waterfront Park. Hundreds of volunteers will put up 25,000 American flags spelling out USA. The flags represent veteran graves and will take up hundreds of feet on the Great Lawn. Flags4Vets Director Fred Moore says the event extends beyond […]
When many of us think of Memorial Day, we envision burgers on the grill, sales at the mall, and a long weekend. But Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, started as a day meant to honor those who have died during wartime – and decorate their graves in tribute.
The Mayor’s twice-annual Hike and Bike takes place today. The Hike and Bike is held on Labor Day and Memorial Day, and this year’s spring event kicks off around ten in the morning, with events and warm ups at Waterfront Park prior to that. Mayor Jerry Abramson says the Hike and Bike will travel along […]
Numerous events throughout the region are planned in honor of veterans on this Memorial Day. A Louisville-based organization called Flags4Vets has organized a display of 25,000 flags at Waterfront Park. The flags will depict 150-foot by 450-foot letters spelling U-S-A. Director Fred Moore says it’s a dramatic way to honor military, police and firefighter vets. […]