Author: Cheryl

Cheryl has been with Gettysburg Flag Works since 1999. She shares GFW's message with the community on and offline.
Stars For Our Troops

What is a Star Party? | Stars For Our Troops

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Our August star party at Gettysburg Flag Works was a hit!  We had a total of 7 volunteers working on several parts of the star process. There are several steps before it can be handed to a soldier or veteran.  Here’s a group photo (missing 3 people unfortunately). When packages of flags arrive for Stars… continue


Decorating with Flags in Your Home

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Flags are much more than your standard American flag. If you want to use an American flag for decorative purposes, you still need to be sure that you’re following proper flag display etiquette. However, if you enjoy the look of decorative flags, there are lots of ways to use other kinds of flags to adorn… continue


9-11-01 and after

With the end of summer approaching, the thoughts of many turn to the advent of school, fall sports, leaf season (at least here in the Northeast) and other autumnal events. As September nears, we at Gettysburg Flag Works can’t help but start to think of the events of September 11, 2001.  The terrorist attacks affected… continue

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Patriotic Party Planning: Do’s & Don’ts

Summer is here, and it’s a great time to celebrate holidays of remembrance, holidays of Independence, and overall summer festivities. While there are many great ways to celebrate these patriotic holidays, we must ensure that in our celebration with food and festive décor, we’re not inadvertently dishonoring American flags or the servicemen/women whom we’re trying to recognize.