Hometown Heroes: Rotary Club of Bel Air

Banners illustrating hometown heroes have lined Main Street in Bel Air since Veterans Day and will likely stay up through the middle of this month.

Since Veterans Day, hometown heroes have been just a glance away.

More than two dozen local military men and women are featured in that have been on display on Main Street since November.

Bel Air Patch has highlighted each of these heroes. The banner honoring all past and present members of the Bel Air Rotary Club who served in the armed forces is the last in the series.

The banner was sponsored by the Bel Air Rotary Club.

The 2011 Hometown Hero Banner Program was started by the in observance of the 100th anniversary of .

When the banners went up there were 29 of them, but as the days and weeks went on, more people elected to honor their local hero and more banners joined the ranks.

The $200 cost of sponsorship went toward supporting the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, Bel Air Veterans Day Parade and .




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