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Monument To Gold Star Families To Be Dedicated In Naperville

Naperville will unveil and dedicate its Gold Star Families Memorial Monument on May 27.

Apr 27 2023
Lisa Marie Farver | Patch

NAPERVILLE, IL — Naperville is set to unveil a monument dedicated to Gold Star Families in honor of Memorial Day. The Gold Star Families Memorial Monument dedication ceremony is set for May 27 at Veterans Park.

“Every Gold Star Families Memorial is ‘one of a kind,’ and we have put together a meaningful ceremony to unveil and dedicate our monument,” Jennifer Slown, an honorary board member for the Gold Star Memorial Monument, said in a news release.

The monument was made possible via donations from community members and local organizations that include the Naperville Freemasons, Naperville Responds for Veterans, the American Legion Riders and the City of Naperville's Special Events and Cultural Amenities (SECA) Fund.

What: Naperville Gold Star Families Memorial Monument unveiling

When: May 27 at 2 p.m.

Where: Veterans Park, 301 E. Garner Rd., Naperville