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A Big Thank You for Your Support of Our 20th Annual Veterans Healing Field of Honor

20 years, WOW, where did the time go??

People ask me, “Why do you do this?” I do this for all who paid the ultimate sacrifice for me and for us all. To honor all those who have served and are currently serving in our military. For those veterans who cannot be home with family and loved ones during the holidays, or all those special moments that life gives us and/or for the birth of their child/children.

This breathtaking display of 1,000 American flags requiresmany hands to make this field a reality, there is a lot of behind-the-scenes planning and execution of this enormous event. The committee is dependent on volunteers—volunteers are the heart and soul of this event because they put so much of their heart, time, and talent into what they do year after year. Without volunteers this annual event would die out. Thank you to all volunteers!! The feeling you come away with as a volunteer just can’t be explained.

Please remember we always need volunteers! Contact the Village Office to volunteer your time and/or talent. We would also like to thank Entact, Village of Questa Public Works Department, and Village of Questa staff for their support and a most heartful thank you to Debbie Rael for the use of her beautiful property. Can’t forget the Questa Fire Department and Questa Police Department for their assistance and presence at the ceremony. Thank you, all!

We ask for monetary sponsorships because without your sponsorships we would not have the monetary resources needed to host such an event. There are many costs associated with an event of this size. We would like to thank these sponsors for their generosity:

LOR Foundation, Waste Management, Gallegos Family (In memory of Adonario, Johnny and Joey), Kit Carson Propane, Questa Lumber & Hardware, Hal Burns Truck & Equipment, Chalmers Ford, MTC, Phoenix Mechanical LLC, QEDF, Britney Romero/Freezedried Mountain Goodies, and Ambitions Document Solutions.

As the 20th Annual Veterans Healing Field of Honor came to an end, and we began to put the flags to rest for another year, the words of the song Taps kept going through my mind:
Day is done, gone the sun, from the lake, from the hills, from the sky; All is well safely rest, God is nigh.
Thank you for your time and attention, may God bless you and your families and God bless America.