• Phillips Hometown Heroes

  • Phillips Hometown Heroes

    Banner Project

    Supporting our local Military

    THIS PROJECT WILL ALLOW THE PHILLIPS COMMUNITY TO SHOW OUR PRIDE AND APPRECIATION TO ALL OF THE LOCAL SERVICEMEN WHO HAVE SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES.

    Military Banners will be displayed on 18 of the light poles along Main Street. Each banner will be 24”x48” (2x4). Each banner will be two-sided with a photo of the veteran, name and branch of military. Banners will be displayed for one season from Memorial Day through Veterans Day.

    Banner cost will be $100.00 for each 24”x48” and includes the hardware and hanging of banners by the City of Phillips. Each banner will also be featured on the Phillips Area Chamber of Commerce website under the Hometown Heroes tab with the option of including a statement of service provided by the application. Donation/Sponsorship may be available to families wishing to take part in the Hometown Banner Project but cannot afford to pay the cost/full cost of the banner.

    Veteran Criteria: Any honorably discharged veteran or ones who gave their life serving in the armed services, including those currently on active duty in the armed services.  They must live or have lived in the Phillips Area (54555).

    Applications: Applications will be available at Forward Bank in Phillips, Phillips Area Chamber of Commerce Office and   on the Chamber website. phillipswisconsin.net Applications will be accepted from March 2, 2020 thru April 15, 2020 and will be processed in the order received. Each application must include the veteran’s name, military branch and era of service.  Please submit a military photo with application or send a scanned photo to the email address listed below. (Photos will be returned). After the first 18 applications have been accepted the remaining submitted applications will have the option to be saved for use the following banner season. Applications received after April 15, 2020 will not be accepted.

    Cash, Check or Money Order for $100.00 made out to PACC Hometown Hero Project can be mailed or dropped off at:

                    Phillips Area Chamber of Commerce

                    ATTN: Hometown Hero Project

                    305 S Lake Avenue

                    Phillips, WI 54555

    Signing the application and submitting a photo gives the Phillips Area Chamber of Commerce permission to use the photo. Once the information is processed and is available for view in the computerized format a second approval will be required prior to the actual printing of the banner. No banner will be processed without completed information, payment in full and confirmation of information by the April 15, 2020 deadline.

    Thank you for your interest and support for our local hometown heroes.

    Please call Stacie Prochnow at 715-661-0103 if you have any questions.

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