Fishers Honors

Fishers Memorial Day Ceremony

Join the City of Fishers to honor the service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom at this special ceremony on Monday, May 30 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in front of Fishers City Hall (1 Municipal Drive). 

This year's guest speaker is Fishers resident Retired Brigadier General Don Canaday. Don spent 28 years in the Army, served in the Vietnam war and was part of the 101st Airborne Division.

In the event of severe weather, the event will be canceled. Registration for the event is not required, but by filling out the form below attendees will be notified of the cancellation. The ceremony will also be live-streamed on The City of Fishers Facebook page. Register for the event here.   

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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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

The City of Fishers, a proud Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration, celebrated National Vietnam War Veterans Day with a free public ceremony on Tuesday, March 29 at the Fishers YMCA (9012 E. 126th St.). The program honored veterans and their families who served during the Vietnam War period and included an address by guest speaker State Senator District 24 John Crane and a Vietnam Veteran’s lapel pin presentation.

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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Veterans Day

On Thursday, November 11, Mayor Fadness and city staff invite residents to a Veterans Day Ceremony featuring keynote speaker U.S. Senator Todd Young (USMC) at 10 a.m. Due to the weather forecast, the ceremony will be moved indoors to the Fishers YMCA (9012 E. 126th St.). Masks are recommended for individuals who are not vaccinated. 

This ceremony is free and open to the public. A live stream will be provided on the Fishers Magazine Facebook page

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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