Interboro Hometown Heroes Banner Program

  • UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    Banner Program paused while new information is gathered for Phase 2.

    Check back soon for updates!

  • Hometown Heroes Banner Program Information & Instructions

    First Responders | Military

     

    FIRST RESPONDERS

     

    VETERANS

    • First things to note:

      • Cost of banner: $80.00 each

      • Interested parties should begin process to acquire DD214 document (can be pulled from this government website if family doesn't have a copy). Note: A veteran has to have been honorably discharged, which will be noted on the DD form.

      • Veterans can be alive or have passed, but they or their families should have resided or are still currently residing in the Interboro communities of Glenolden, Norwood, Prospect Park, or Tinicum Township.

      • Banners will be placed on main streets first on telephone poles. Then secondary streets. We will not be able to honor location requests except for the follow: some families have asked for a physical location for deathly sick Veteran. This will be considered an extraordinary event and will have to be decided at the Boro/Twp level

    • Interested parties should

      • 1) Fill out the application online and this paper copy for your records. 

      • 2) Provide a professional quality picture. 5 x7 is the best option. If you have film, negatives, or another size photo, it may be best to go to a pharmacy - i.e., CVS - to create the required copy. We will need a good copy for our records. The Veteran should be in uniform. Picture can be black and white or color

      • 3) Gather info together and place in envelope (do not bend picture),  Application, picture, DD form and check for $80.00 made out to Norwood American Legion Post 507/banners.  Please include any special requests as well (see 5 above).

      • 4) Deliver to closest location:

        • the local Boro/Twp buildings

        • the American Legion or VFW posts

        • Interboro School District Administration Building mailbox

     

     

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  • **Application**

    Military Application

    Please select the above link to fill out an application declaring interest in participating in this program. 

     

    First Responders Application  ** COMING SOON**

  • Contact Information

    For questions concerning the program, qualifications or application issues, please contact Patrick Quinn via email at pat.j.quinn317@gmail.com

  • About

    Interboro's Hometown Hero Banner Program recognizes Veterans of the community who have served or are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces through banners displayed as tribute throughout the boroughs. 

    Please be aware, that this project is actively being worked on and as such, this website will be the ideal place to see updates (webmaster, as of December 14, 2021).

  • Banner Dimensions and Locations

    Locations displayed - Designated streets will be Updated Shortly

    Size/dimensions of banner - 24 inches wide x  48 inches high

    Price - $80.00 each

  • Who Qualifies?

    To qualify, a Veteran, living or deceased, must have had a connection to the boroughs of Prospect Park, Norwood, Glenolden or Tinicum, having lived or currently living in the area. Additionally, those may qualify who have a family in the bouroughs (lives or lived in the township or is an immediate family member of someone who lives in the township). Also, individuals qualify if they were honored on war memorials within the community and Veterans recommended by Organized Veterans Groups, such as, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Marine Corps League, Vietnam Veterans of America, etc.