Montgomery to honor veterans and first responders with new monuments – Shaw Local

The Village of Montgomery and Fox Valley Park District will honor its veterans, first responders and essential workers with the unveiling and dedication of two new monuments at Montgomery Park, 301 N. River St, on Monday, July 8, at 5 p.m.

The monuments will provide a lasting tribute to the courage, selflessness and dedication of veterans, first responders and essential workers who have contributed to the Montgomery community and beyond, according to a news release from the village.

The schedule of the ceremony is as follows (subject to change):

  • The ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. at the shade structure on the south side of the park at Mill and River streets.
  • There will be a procession to the Veterans Monument for dedication at 5:15 p.m.
  • The First Responder and Essential Workers Monument will be dedicated at 5:30 p.m.
  • A closing speech will take place at 5:45 p.m.

According to the press release, the ceremony will feature remarks from local officials, community leaders and representatives of veterans organizations.

For more information, contact Kristina Nemetz, the village’s public information officer at 331-212-9010 or [email protected].