Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Flag Day 5K road race. The event is going to take place on Saturday, June 13, 2015. For more information or to regsiter please CLICK HERE.

4th Annual Flag Day 5K

The 4th Annual Flag Day 5K is scheduled for June 13, 2015 at Cashman Park in Newburyport, MA. The race will once again go through the beautiful town of Newburyport and will end at Cashman Park. The race will be followed up by the post race party that will include food and drinks along with live entertainment from Dalton and the Sheriff's. For more information please click on the Flag Day 5K logo below.


On Saturday, February 14th St. Johns Prep Hockey hosted Catholic Memorial High School for the annual 1st Lt. Derek Hines Memorial Game. The team presented a $7,100 donation to our fund. Thank you for the support and tribute.


On November 9th Babson College Hockey hosted a Military Apprecatiation Day and honored 1st Lt. Derek Hines. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our veterans, active duty military and also our Fund. Babson made a $2,345 donation.



On November 11, 2013, at the Home Base's Leadership Forum at the John F. Kennedy Presedential Library and Museum, Steve and Sue Hines were awarded the Community Builders Award.


This award was given for their efforts in creating the 1st Lt. Derek Hines Soldiers Assistance Fund and helping the brave service Men and Women of Massachusetts.


The Re-Dedication of the 1st Lt. Derek S. Hines Bridge was held on August 13, 2012



The Hines family was joined by local and state officials Monday, August 13 to officially dedicate the newly rebuilt 1st Lieutenant Derek S. Hines Memorial Bridge.

In attendance was Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray, Richard Davey, secretart of the Massachusetts Department of Transporation; Coleman Nee, secretary of the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services; state Rep. Michael Costello, D-Newburyport; Amesbury Mayor Thatcher Kezer, Newburyport Mayor Donna Holaday and Salisbury Town manager Neil Harrington.

The bridge was under construction for over 2 years and was recently completed and will now be open.