Author: Maria

As Marketing Manager, Maria handles all things marketing & advertising for Gettysburg Flag Works. Before joining GFW, Maria worked in a variety of marketing roles from category management to sales and marketing research. Maria holds a Masters in Business Administration from SUNY Albany and an undergraduate in Business with a concentration in Marketing from LeMoyne College. Outside of work, Maria enjoys time with her two boys Quinn & Declan, Saratoga race track with her husband Brian, and taking excursions with her friends & family.
History Lessons

The Battle of Plattsburgh & Its Unusual Flag

Battle of Plattsburgh Veterans Exempt Flag

Fought between the Americans and the British in the Great Lakes Region of New York State during the War of 1812, the Battle of Plattsburgh has all the makings of a great movie plot. Especially if (spoiler alert) you like when the underdog wins. It has intrigue, strategy, an interesting cast of characters, and even… continue


U.S. Veterans By The Numbers

Veterans Day, which is observed each year on November 11, is an opportunity to not just think of those who perished in times of war, but to thank those veterans who are still alive today. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, that accounts for more than 18 million Americans, the majority of whom served during… continue

Decorating With Flags

How to Decorate for Veterans Day

Front of home decorated with American flags, pleated fans and a fence with bunting

Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11 in honor of all who have served in the United States military. Although sometimes confused with Memorial Day, Veterans Day is an opportunity to thank not just those who perished in times of war, but the more 18 million veterans who are still alive today. Veterans Day… continue


5 Ways to Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink Ribbon, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and, throughout the U.S., people are “tickled pink” to show their support for those affected by breast cancer, and raise awareness and funds to help save lives. From fundraisers to breast cancer awareness products, here are a just a few of the ways you can participate in the annual… continue