Up & Coming Weekly

April 04, 2023

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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6 UCW APRIL 5 - 11, 2023 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM e U.S. Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum will again host the Field of Honor from Sept. 11 to Nov. 12. All flags will proudly be dis- played on the Museum's Parade Field. e 2023 Field of Honor is brought to the public by the Cool Spring Downtown District and the Airborne and Special Operations Museum Foundation. Each flag comes with its own story and displays a tag identifying both the flag sponsor and honoree. is living display of heroism flies as a patriotic tribute to the strength and unity of Americans, and honors all who are currently serving, those that have served, and the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation's security and freedom. Flags are now available for pur- chase. Sales will close on Aug. 1. is year, a limited number of flags are available around the Iron Mike Circle for a special price. To purchase a flag, visit: https:// shop.asomf.org/field-of-honor/. Field of Honor f lags are available for purchase a STAFF REPORT e ASOM will host the Field of Honor from Sept. 11 to Nov. 12 this year. Flags are available for purchase until Aug. 1. (File photo by Dylan Hooker) NEWS Spring Fayetteville Beautiful set for May 6 a STAFF REPORT e City of Fayetteville encour- ages residents to participate in Fayetteville Beautiful to reduce the amount of litter and other pollutants on city streets and in stormwater systems. Fayetteville Beautiful is sched- uled for Saturday, May 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers should meet at the open lot at 447 Mur- chison Road. Litter bags, gloves, water and snacks will be provided to volunteers. Registration, an interactive map, rules and photos from past events can be found on the Fayetteville Beautiful webpage at https://www.fayettevil- lenc.gov/city-services/parks-and- recreation/fayetteville-beautiful. e city-sponsored program is dedicated to encouraging others to take greater responsibility for improv- ing their environment through litter abatement, waste reduction and beautification programs. Fayetteville Beautiful aligns with the city's "Put Waste in its Place" campaign that reminds residents and visitors of their role in ensuring Fayetteville remains a desirable place to live, work and recreate. Here are a few ways residents can help with putting waste in its place: Use reus- able containers; recycle bottles, cans, paper, plastics; adopt a street/site and keep it clean; provide adequate trash and recycling containers, place conspicuously and empty often. Fayetteville Beautiful happens twice per year, in the spring and fall. Volun- teers collected 1.3 tons of litter at the Spring 2022 event.

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