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Flag Day Monument Dedication

Sun 1 October 2:00PM - 5:00PM

Patriots Park, 100 N. Island Ave, Batavia IL

Please join all of Batavia and Fox Valley residents in dedicating the completed Flag Day Monument

Activities will include:

-Dedication of the Monument to:

     Dr. Bernard Cigrand (accepted by descendants)

     IL Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (accepted by Allen James Lynch, Congressional Medal of            Honor Recipient—Army, Viet Nam)

     Active military (accepted by all active military members present)

     Veterans (accepted by all Veterans present)

     First responders (accepted by all police, fire and medical first responders present)

-Ribbon cutting and tours of the Flag Day Monument

-Performances by the Batavia Community Band and K-12 Batavia Schools

-Birthday celebration for Dr. Cigrand

-Opportunities to send messages to future Batavians which will then be included in the 50- and 100-year time capsules built into the wall of the monument

-Unveiling of the walkway personalized bricks purchased by citizens over the past seven years

 

All of these activities are free to the public. Food trucks will be on site. The Fox Valley Patriotic Organization, the Batavia Flag Day Committee, and the City of Batavia welcome you and your families to join us for an unforgettable afternoon of sharing patriotic spirit and making memories to last a lifetime!

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