Hometown Hero Banner Program

Banner Committee

Jennifer Friello- Chairperson

Sandy Schalkham- Member

Leonard Munday- member

Patricia Weppler- Member


Press Release


Hometown Heroes Launch!

The Town of Duanesburg is proud to announce the launch of the Duanesburg Hometown Heroes Banner Program.  The program will honor residents of Duanesburg, Delanson, Mariaville and Quaker Street who are veterans or are serving in the United States Armed Forces.  Each banner will honor a specific service person by including their name, branch of service and photo.
An opening ceremony will take place in the spring of 2018 and the banners will be displayed from spring through fall of 2018 on poles located at Veteran’s Point, Shaefer Park and route 395 in the Village of Delanson.  When the display is completed, the banners will be retired and presented to families and sponsors at a closing reception in November.

“This program will both honor local service members and also remind us of their dedication to our nation,” “Our community has been blessed by its women and men who have served our country and this banner program will recognize the sacrifices of our veterans and their families.”
Individuals, families, businesses or organizations may sponsor a banner at a cost of $125 per banner.  Local veterans’ organizations are also very supportive of the program.  “Our goal is to increase public awareness of the sacrifices our service people make each day, including those who currently serve and those we have lost,”.
We anticipate that the program will take off and we will receive many applications, while we will have a limited number of banners in 2018, moving forward the banner committee will seek new locations to display the banners and each request will be honored as placements are made available.  Donations to sponsor a Banner are welcomed.

Applications to sponsor a banner are available at the Planning and Zoning Office or online at www.duanesburg.net.  For more information, please contact Jennifer Friello at (518) 895-2040 ext. 111 or email duanesburghometownbanner@gmail.com



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