Fishers Honors

Fishers Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

The City of Fishers is raising funds to create the Fishers Gold Star Families Memorial Monument on the Central Green in front of City Hall to honor the survivors of veterans who gave the greatest sacrifice for this country and our freedom. The City hopes to raise $60,000 to complete this project. Please consider donating to this important cause.  Learn more.

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Join the City of Fishers in celebrating National Vietnam War Veterans Day on Monday, March 29. 

Help us to recognize veterans and their families who served during the Vietnam War period with a free ceremony from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive). Registration is required. Register to reserve your spot online or call Fishers Parks at 317-595-3150 to register.

The event will also be livestreamed through Facebook Live on the City's Facebook page.  

Masks will be required upon entry and during the ceremony, and attendance is limited to 200 people. ADA parking is available in the City Hall parking lot, as well as the north Fire Department lot. See a parking map.

In the event of severe weather, we the event will be moved indoors to the Fishers YMCA (9012 E. 126th Street). Due to indoor capacity limitations to accommodate social distancing, veterans who served during the Vietnam War period will have priority to attend until the indoor capacity limit is met. All registered attendees will be notified if the ceremony location changes.

The City of Fishers is a proud Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration. To learn more about the Commemoration, please visit www.vietnamwar50th.com

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Honor a Local Hero

Veteran Light Pole Banners

The City of Fishers recognizes our local heroes through the light pole banner program, which honors veterans and active duty servicemembers with banners on display around the Nickel Plate District.

During this introductory period of the program, all cost of the banners will be covered by the City. Honor a local hero on a pole banner by completing this form. The new batch of pole banners will be installed in spring of 2021.

For questions or help digitizing/scanning physical photos, contact Mackenzie Poole, Community Engagement Coordinator, by email or at 317-595-3151.

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Purchase an Engraved Brick Paver

Honor a hero by purchasing an Engraved Brick Paver, which will become a permanent addition to the Liberty Plaza walkway. 8" x 4" and 8" x 8" pavers are available. Order a paver. 

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Meet Our Local Heroes

Take a walk around the Central Green and Nickel Plate District Amphitheater to see the new light pole banners honoring local veterans and active duty servicemembers in the Fishers community. Meet our local heroes.

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Fishers Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 31 | 10 - 11 AM | Liberty Plaza on the Central Green (1 Municipal Dr.)

Join the City of Fishers to honor the service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. The Fishers Gold Star Families Memorial Monument will also be dedicated during this ceremony. 

Veteran Contact List

The City of Fishers is proud to host several events to honor local service members throughout the year. The City is building its contact list of local veterans to ensure communication about these events. 

Veterans are encouraged to complete this form to be added to the contact list.  

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Hometown Help for Heroes

The Hometown Help for Heroes initiative marshals the community's public and private resources to alleviate some of the practical burdens that families of a deployed head of household will face. 

Fishers Department of Public Works (DPW) manages the program, which offers families with deployed head of households services including driveway and sidewalk snow removal and lawn mowing and trimming services during the summer months. 

All families that meet the program requirements are encouraged to submit an application.

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Korean War Armistice Day

The City of Fishers proclaimed July 27, 2019 as Korean War Armistice Day. See the proclamation.