The City of Palmdale is recruiting volunteers to assist with the presentation of the Palmdale Healing & Honor Field, a colorful display of American flags honoring heroes, which is coming to Pelona Vista Park, 37800 Tierra Subida Ave. in Palmdale, from Sunday, May 22 through Monday, May 30.
Volunteers are needed to assist with flag installation; serve as flag locators during the duration of the display; assist at the information booth; and serve as ceremony ambassadors and greeters.
Registration is available now through May 1 at www.CityofPalmdale.org/healingfield. Students are eligible for community service hours for volunteering at the Healing and Honor Field.
“This is a great opportunity to get involved in a powerful, moving tribute that will touch the lives of thousands of people,” said Palmdale Mayor Steve Hofbauer. “Each flag bears the name of someone special, and a meaningful story associated with them. Volunteering is a great way to honor those who work each day to keep us safe and protected from harm.”
Presented by the Palmdale Auto Mall Association and the City of Palmdale, the Palmdale Healing & Honor Field will feature 1,000 flags on 7.5 foot tall poles in ordered rows. The flags are available for purchase to honor a veteran or member of the military, law enforcement, fire/EMS, or any medical personnel.
Flags are $30 each and may be purchased online at www.CityofPalmdale.org/HealingField. All proceeds from the flag sales will benefit local veteran groups including American Legion 348; Antelope Valley Veterans Community Action Coalition; Coffee 4 Vets; Point Man AV; Vets 4 Veterans; VFW 3000; and VFW 3552.
For more information, visit www.CityofPalmdale.org/HealingField or call (661) 267-5684.