Flags of Freedom Dedication

 Rita McCaslin, Julie Cooke & Kirk Newcom

Rita McCaslin, Julie Cooke & Kirk Newcom

Story & Photography by Chelsea-Catherine Croom

The Jackson Exchange Club – Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse held their 11th annual Field of Flags dedication on the lawn of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, May 22. The over 1,000 American flags flew until June 9 and honored the following important groups: children who have lost their lives because of neglect and abuse; military who served and are presently serving; first responders – firefighters, police and EMS.

The Jackson Exchange Club supports child abuse prevention, youth scholarships, patriotism and other community service projects. For more information about this event, please contact Stephanie Isaacs at (731) 668-4000.