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Franklin Park’s Memorial Day Ceremony 2017

Franklin Park’s Memorial Day Ceremony 2017

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here are more pictures that I took at the Franklin Park Memorial Day Ceremony.

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Franklin Park’s Veterans Day Ceremony

Franklin Park’s Veterans Day Ceremony

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Veteran’s Day I covered Franklin Park’s Veterans Day Ceremony.  Here are some photos from that event.

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Photos From Fischer Farm’s Civil War Reenactment

Photos From Fischer Farm’s Civil War Reenactment

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here are some photos from the Civil War Reenactment that was held at Fischer Farm in Bensenville, IL.

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U. S. Navy Ceremonial Concert Band

U. S. Navy Ceremonial Concert Band

| November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The U. S. Navy Ceremonial Concert Band performing at Franklin Park’s Military Days held the weekend of October 17th through the 18th, 2015. In this clip is an opening prayer, Color Guard from American Legion Post 974, words from Franklin Park’s Mayor Barrett Pedersen and The U.S. Navy Ceremonial Concert Band performing Fairest of The […]

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Franklin Park’s Military Days

Franklin Park’s Military Days

| November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here is a short video and a few pictures that I took at Franklin Park’s Military Days held the weekend of October 17th. through the 18th.

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Honoring Our Veterans

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Celebrate Veterans Day in an artistic way and thank a veteran at the same time. Stop by the Franklin Park Public Library’s creation station between Monday, November 2 and Saturday, November 14 to use our supply of stationery, cards, envelopes, colored pencils, and coloring sheets. Write a letter or a card to a veteran and […]

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Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day 2015

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Remember those who served our country to keep us free!

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Veterans’ Discounts from Local Retailers

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Note: Not all franchise locations participate in their national chain’s Veterans Day programs – be sure contact your nearest establishment to make sure they are participating.  Listed are some of the 2012 offerings also, but most likely will be participating this year.  Again, CALL FIRST TO MAKE SURE!  2013 Veterans Day Discounts: Applebees – Veterans and active […]

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Welcome home Master Sergeant Karl Baumkirchner, U.S. Army

Welcome home Master Sergeant Karl Baumkirchner, U.S. Army

| July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Howard H. Rohde American Legion Post #888 of Northlake, officially welcomed home Master Sergeant Karl Baumkirchner of the U.S. Army on Thursday June 6th. This was after a year long deployment to Afghanistan.

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Vietnam War Memorial Wall in Bensenville, Illinois

Vietnam War Memorial Wall in Bensenville, Illinois

| July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Vietnam War Memorial moving wall was in Bensenville, Illinois from June 20th to June 23rd. The place of honor was at Redman Park on the football field. It was centered on the 50 yard line with an expanse of almost 100 yards long. The entrance driveway into to Redman Park was lined with American […]

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