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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Hometown Heroes Banner Program


Cohoes Proud Military Hometown Heroes Banner Program Announced

The Cohoes Proud Military Hometown Heroes of Cohoes, New York Banner Program is a living tribute created for the community to recognize and honor Cohoes residents and their family members who are serving or are veterans who have served, our country in the United States Armed Forces. Each banner will be in honor of a specific Cohoes service person and will include their name, branch of service and photo (if provided). Banners will be displayed in the New Cohoes Veterans Memorial Park to celebrate and remind the community of their dedication to our country.

Purpose and Description of Program:

This program was created to pay tribute to the brave men and women in Cohoes who are serving, have served, or have given their lives to our country in the United States Armed Forces.

The Hometown Heroes banners will be proudly displayed in the new Veterans Memorial Park located at 199 Columbia Street.

The Hometown Heroes Banners are funded through donations. The cost of each banner is $250.00
(including installation and removal).

Banners will remain in place throughout the course of six (6) months.  New banners will be added during a Veterans Day ceremony and Memorial Day ceremony.  The banners after six (6) months will be presented to the families.

Mayor Shawn M. Morse says; “ This is our small way of saying thank you to our Cohoes Veterans and active military members. Our new Veterans Memorial Park will be the  beacon of love, respect, and pride we feel in this community for our military. We are Cohoes Proud of our Veterans and active military members, and we want the world to know it!”

Christopher Briggs, Council President added, “What a great way to honor all who selflessly served our Country.  We are grateful for their service and this will be a tremendous way to show it.” 

For more information visit our Cohoes Proud Military Hometown Heroes Banner page

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