September 27, 2020

Grant County Herald

Community news from the prairie to the lakes

Friday, September 11 is ‘Hero Day’ in Grant County

This Friday, September 11, is Hero Day in Grant County! All are invited to two special programs that will honor those whose lives have been lost, or forever changed, as a result of the attacks on our country on September 11, 2001. Show your appreciation to the heros who provide safety and security to the people of Grant County, our state, and our country: military; law enforcement; fire and rescue; and emergency medical personnel.

On that day, Grant County will also be officially proclaimed as a “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon County”, by the State of Minnesota! This designation means that Grant County has met the criteria of the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon network, which is a comprehensive program that creates awareness for the purpose of connecting service members and their families with community support, training, services, and resources.

The first observance will be from 2:00 p.m. until 2:45 at the West Central Area football field, in Barrett. The second observance will be from 4:00 p.m. until 4:45  at the Veterans Memorial, Highway #78, outside Ashby.

All family members of heros, community leaders, and citizens of Grant County are invited to this special observance. Social distancing and masks are required.

For more information, contact Rob Larsen, at 218-685-8324, or Robert.larsen@co.grant.mn.us.