City of Melbourne Honors Area Veterans With ‘Salutes Hometown Heroes’ On Street Pole Banners
By Space Coast Daily // January 12, 2021
Qualified applicants will be selected for banners on a first-come, first-serve basis
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – “Melbourne Salutes Hometown Heroes” is a new program designed to honor residents or their immediate family members who are actively serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, are veterans, or were killed in the line of duty.
Between May 1, 2021, and July 4, 2021, the City of Melbourne will display street pole banners along New Haven Avenue in Downtown Melbourne – each featuring a different veteran’s name, photo, branch of service, and years served.
Qualified applicants will be selected for banners on a first-come, first-serve basis.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY
To qualify for a banner, honorees must meet all of the following requirements:
■ United States Armed Forces active duty or honorably discharged service member and military service members who have died in the line of duty.
■ Proof of military service (i.e. copy of military orders or military ID, DD214) will be required.
■ Current City of Melbourne residents or an immediate family member of a current City of Melbourne resident. Immediate family members include wife or husband, son or daughter, mother or father, grandson or granddaughter, or son-in-law or daughter-in-law.
You may submit these documents and your photo via our online application form.
Sponsorships are available and for more information please contact Gina Liberto at 321-417-1342.