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Village of Franklin Park and American Legion Post 974 Honor Our Veterans

Village of Franklin Park and American Legion Post 974 Honor Our Veterans

| December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

This past Veteran’s Day the Village of Franklin Park and American Legion Post 974 honored our Veterans with a beautiful ceremony held at the Franklin Park Police headquarter.  Many people were in attendance and our veterans, both past and present were honored by the placing of the wreath by Mayor Barrett Pedersen.  There was a gun […]

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Franklin Park’s Memorial Day Celebration 2018

Franklin Park’s Memorial Day Celebration 2018

| July 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

On May 28, 2018 The Village of Franklin Park held their Memorial Day Ceremony at the Franklin Park Police Station.  Here are a few photos from that day.

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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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