Hometown Heroes

Hometown Heroes

The Hometown Heroes banner program honors those who have served in the Armed Forces and have ties to the Park Ridge community. Each banner recognizes a specific service person and includes their name, branch of service, and photo. Banners will be displayed along Northwest Highway between Prospect and Washington from September through January. 
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Now accepting nominations for the 2024 Hometown Heroes banner program!  

Apply here!

Pay tribute to a special resident or former resident who has served in the United States Armed Forces.  Complete an online application by Monday, July 1.  Application requirements: 

  • Current resident OR
  • Previously lived in Park Ridge for over 20 years OR
  • Graduate of Park Ridge high school OR
  • Resident at time of enlistment

  • Photograph of the honored Veteran. * Photos in military uniform are preferred but not required. 
  •  Copy of the Veterans DD Form 214 (certificate of release or discharge from active duty) or other official documentation confirming the Veteran’s military service.

2023 Hometown Heroes