Johnston UNC Health / Rotary Club (Clayton, NC)

Members of the Cleveland Fire Department unfurl a large flag during the installation of 350 Flags for Heroes at Johnston UNC Health in Clayton, NC on June 28, 2020. Members of local fire and police departments also honored their heroes with flags placed in the display.
Brett Bucklin helps unpack flags at Johnston UNC Health in Clayton, NC on the morning of June 28, 2020. Flags for Heroes was designed to bring the community together around the flag, according to one of the organizers.
Boy Scout Cole Ramsey, left, honors a hero with the help of rotarian Leigh Malloy at the Flags for Heroes ceremony at Johnston UNC Health in Clayton, NC on June 28, 2020. The Clayton Rotary Club spent months planning the event and the careful spacing of flags that would the achieve maximum visual impact.
Volunteers with the Clayton Rotary unpack 350 flags at Johnston UNC Health in Clayton, NC on the morning of June 28, 2020. The Flags for Heroes initiative will be viewable through the Fourth of July.
Jerry Hill, a Post 71 American Legion member, waits to place a flag in the Flags for Heroes display near Johnston UNC Health in Clayton, NC on June 28, 2020. Hill was joined by another American Legion member, Paul Papineau, and together they placed their flag to honor America’s first responders.
Carol Houston carries a flag at Johnston UNC Health in Clayton, NC on June 28, 2020. The Clayton Rotary Club planned and implemented a display of 350 Flags For Heroes in a field next to Johnston Health on NC42 West to gives people and companies the opportunity to honor those they consider their heroes.
Tara and Dylan Abernathy carry flags to be placed for individual sponsors who were unable to attend the the Flags for Heroes ceremony at Johnston UNC Health in Clayton, NC on June 28, 2020. By the end of the event, 350 flags had been raised in honor of personal heroes from health care workers to military personnel to first responders to teachers, essential workers and more.

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