Moreno Valley Honors Military Service Members, Veterans with Banner and Paver Program
For immediate release: September 27, 2017
The City of Moreno Valley encourages residents to submit applications for Military Appreciation Banners and Pavers by October 13, 2017 to ensure they are in place by the Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017.
The City installs Military Appreciation Banners and Pavers in support of local military personnel and their families. The program helps promote patriotism and pride throughout the community, and recognizes men and women who have served in the past or present, whether defending the home front or serving overseas.
The Military Appreciation Banner program recognizes community members who currently serve in the nation’s military forces. Any active duty military service personnel who are residents of Moreno Valley, who have immediate family residing in Moreno Valley, or graduated from a Moreno Valley high school are eligible for a banner. Current military banners can be located online using the City's new GIS-based banner mapping tool. The new online map can be found at mapservices.moval.org/banners. Because the program receives partial sponsorship by the Moreno Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee, the remaining cost for a banner to be created and installed on a City street light pole is only $100. Banners are also made available to the service member upon completion of military service.
The Veteran’s Military Program Pavers are located around the Memorial in the Civic Center Plaza. The pavers are inscribed with the name of military veterans or active duty service personnel, and their branch of service. The nominee must be currently serving or have served in the US military and/or with a US ally. The cost for a Paver is $200.
Please contact the City’s Parks & Community Services Department at 951.413.3701 or visit moval.org/banners to access more information and the application.
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