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Half-Staff New Jersey Flags – Honoring Whitney Houston

Friday, February 17th, 2012

American Flags and New Jersey Flags to fly at half-staff Friday, February 17th in the state of New Jersey in recognition and mourning of the passing of Whitney Houston.

Note: This half-staff announcement by the Governor’s office has met with criticism accross the country.

Half-Staff Virginia Flags – Honoring Zachary Whitacre

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, February 18th, at the Capitol Complex in Richmond in honor of Gore Volunteer Fire & Rescue Fire Fighter Zachary Whitacre.

Flags are also to be flown at half-staff in the following counties: County of Frederick and County of Winchester.

Half-Staff Hawaii Flags – Honoring Samuel Sang Hoy Lee

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

American Flags and Hawaii Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, February 18th in the state of Hawaii in honor of former State Representative Samuel Sang Hoy Lee.

According to the office of the governor:
Former Representative Lee served the Mililani district from 1986 to 1996. He was succeeded in the House of Representatives by his partner in life, Marilyn. Prior to serving in the House, Sam Lee served in the Department of State’s Foreign Service.

Half-Staff Arizona Flags – Honoring Kyler Estrada

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

American Flags and Arizona Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, February 16th in the state of Arizona in honor of Kyler Estrada.

According to the office of the governor:
Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyler Estrada died February 14 as a result of a non-combat related training incident in Djibouti. Estrada, a Navy hospital corpsman, was assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary unit based at Camp Pendleton, California.

Half-Staff Virginia Flags – Honoring Joshua Weissman

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

American Flags and Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, February 16th at the Capitol Complex in honor of Alexandria Fire Department Paramedic Joshua Weissman.

Flags are also to be flown at half-staff in the following counties: County of Arlington and County of Fairfax.

Half-Staff Virginia Flags – Honoring Joseph Marotta

Friday, February 10th, 2012

American Flags and Virginia Flags to fly at half-staff Monday, February 13th at the Capitol Complex in honor of Virginia Air National Guard member Staff Sergeant Joseph B. Marotta.

Flags are also to be flown at half-staff in the following counties: County of James City, the County of York, and the County of Henrico.

Half-Staff Kansas Flags – Honoring Judge Wesley Brown

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

American Flags and Kansas Flags to fly at half-staff Saturday, February 11th in the state of Kansas in honor of Judge Wesley Brown.

According to the office of the governor:
Judge Brown was the oldest active federal judge in U.S. History. He was born in 1907 in Hutchinson, and earned his law degree from Kansas City School of Law in 1933. Judge Brown served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946, and was appointed to the federal bench by President Kennedy in 1962.

Half-Staff Virginia Flags – Honoring Glenn McClanan

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Virginia State Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, February 8th in the Commonwealth of Virginia in memory of Former State Delegate Glenn B. McClanan.

Half-Staff Washington State Flags – Honoring William C. Stacey

Monday, February 6th, 2012

American Flags and Washington State Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, February 8th in the state of Washington in honor of US Marine Sgt William C. Stacey.

BizTech 2012 Contest

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Thanks to all who visited our booth at the BizTech 2012 show in Wilmington. Debra Graham of Bloomers Floral Design was the winner of the “Guess how many tees in the jar” contest and she won the gift certificate. Thanks again to all who entered guesses.