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Summit Council Green Lights 'Hometown Heroes' Program

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SUMMIT, NJ - The "Summit Hometown Heroes" program, which recognize and honor select local veterans by placing their names, images and dates of service of participants on banners displayed that will line City streets from Memorial Day through July 4, was approved by the Summit Common Council and wil be implemented in 2018.

The concept, which is already in place in neighboring New Providence and Berkeley Heights, had been introduced ad presented to Council at its January 16 meeting.

The program is intended to be funded through private donations; and there is no fee to participate. The deadline to apply for inclusion in the inaugural initiative is March 31, with the 2018 program limited to the first 90 applicants that meet the stated eligibility requirements. An additional 10 participants will be selected based on special merit by the American Legion. The City of Summit reserves the right to remove a banner for any reason.

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An individual is eligible to take part in the Hometown Heroes program if they are serving or have served in any one of the following branches of the United States Armed forces: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy. Members of the United States Merchant Marine and Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II are also invited to apply.

Applicants must also have lived in Summit at any time in the past or present, are currently or have been employed by the City of Summit or Summit Board of Education, or are current or former volunteers in the Summit EMS, Police Auxiliary and Volunteer Fire Division.

Information -- including  application requirements and how to apply -- is available at cityofsummit.org/hometownheroes. Tax-deductible donations in support of the program can be made by visiting sapfnj.org/donate. Donations by check -- made payable to Summit Area Public Foundation -- can be mailed to Summit Hometown Heroes, P.O. Box 862, Summit, NJ 07902.

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