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Hometown Hero Nomination Form

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Hometown Hero Banner Program  

To be eligible, an individual must be currently serving in the US Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard); OR a veteran who was honorably discharged or given their life in service in the US Armed Forces. The individual must also be, or have been, a permanent resident of Avondale during some point or have a close family member (spouse, parent, legal guardian, grandparent, child or sibling) currently living in Avondale.

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Veteran Information

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Veteran Information
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Contact Person Information

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Contact Person Information
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Additional Information

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Additional Information

Applicants must submit an official military photo of the person to be honored (minimum 8x10 or 300 dpi digital photo); along with verification of military status (DD214) or if still serving, visit the Department of Defense website (https://scra.dmdc.osd.mil/scra/#/home) and submit a copy of the verification page with your application. Include Name, Rank, and Branch of Service along with the photo. There will be a $50 application fee; checks or money orders can be made payable to the Maricopa Community College Foundation (RE: Veteran Success) the City of Avondale, and mailed or dropped off at Avondale City Hall, Attn.: Community Relations & Public Affairs Department, 11465 W. Civic Center Drive, Avondale, AZ 95323.

 

Once the application is verified and application fee for the banner has been received, the City will notify the applicant of the approval and create the banner.  Banners will be installed annually to coincide with Veterans Day and Memorial Day recognition events. The applicant will be mailed a notification letter of when and where the banner will be installed honoring the military service member or veteran. Each cycle of the program is intended to run a minimum of one year; at the end of that cycle, the retired banner may be claimed by the service member or their family.

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