Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin – The City of Wisconsin Rapids and American Legion Post 9 announce the second annual Wisconsin Rapids Veterans Honor Walk.
From Memorial Day through Veterans Day, custom banners celebrating veterans will be hung on light poles along Grand Avenue, from 8th Street to City Hall. Booklets with maps and banner pictures will be placed inside businesses along the route.
To celebrate the unveiling of this year’s Veterans Honor Walk, the American Legion Post 9 will host an informal gathering at McMillan Memorial Library, 490 E Grand Ave., Wisconsin Rapids, on May 26, from 2 – 4 p.m.
“This year, the Veterans Honor Walk will have 40 banners commemorating the accomplishments and sacrifices of veterans and active service members in our community. Thank you for your service to our country,” said Mayor Shane Blaser.
Those interested in purchasing a banner for the 2024 Veterans Honor Walk can find an application at wirapids.org or at City Hall, 444 West Grand Avenue. The American Legion Post 9 will accept applications for 2024 until there are 40 approved applications, or until February 28, 2024.
First time banners will receive priority. Learn more by visiting wirapids.org or by contacting Jerry Krofta, American Legion Post 9, at 715-424-6260.
If you have questions, please contact:
American Legion Post 9
4132 16th St. S
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-4259