Hometown Heroes banners expand in downtown Fountain
Last updated 2/23/2021 at 12:53pm
Now in its third year, Fountain's "Hometown Heroes" Military Appreciation Banner program has nearly doubled in size. Last week, Fountain utility workers hung up the new round of banners throughout the downtown corridor along Santa Fe Avenue, where they will remain on display for most of the year.
At the request of citizens, the city recently opened up eligibility to a wider range of honorees. There are now 10 banners for specific individuals who have served – or are currently serving – in the military. Previously, it had been restricted primarily to active-duty military. One Gold Star...