Fishers Honors

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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Veteran’s Day Ceremony

Join the City of Fishers for a special Veterans Day ceremony on Wednesday, November 11 from 10-11 a.m. at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive). This socially distanced, outdoor ceremony will include a warbird flyover; pin presentation; remarks from Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness, local veterans, and keynote speaker Colonel Charles F. "Chuck" Bragg, IGR; and more. Complimentary coffee and donuts will be provided courtesy of Starbucks Coffee. 

This ceremony is free and open to the public. A live stream will be provided on the Fishers Magazine Facebook page.  In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Delaware Township Community Center (9094 E 131st Street).

In response to COVID-19, the City of Fishers is taking extra precaution to keep staff and guests safe by implementing the following procedures:

  • Practicing and encouraging social distancing with chairs spaced at least 6 feet apart. 
  • Masks are mandatory for attendees ages 5+.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be located at the venue. 
  • Guests are expected to adhere to social distancing guidelines and stay home if they are sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

In conjunction with Veterans Day, the City of Fishers is launching a new light pole banner program that will honor local veterans and active duty servicemembers with banners on display around the downtown Nickel Plate District. Learn more.

Purchase an Engraved Brick Paver

Honor a hero! Purchase an Engraved Brick Paver, which will become a permanent addition to the Liberty Plaza walkway.

Military Pole Banner Displays

The City of Fishers would like to recognize our local heroes through a new light pole banner program. The program will honor 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

For questions or help digitizing/scanning physical photos, contact Gerrod Franklin, Assistant Director of Community Engagement, by email or at 317-595-3129.

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Join the City of Fishers, a Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration, as we recognize veterans and their families who served during the Vietnam War period.

Watch the video of our 2019 celebration.

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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.