Scotch Plains/Fanwood Hometown Heroes: Instructions to Applicants
St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church, in partnership with the Township of Scotch Plains, the Borough of Fanwood, American Legion Post 209 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10122, is continuing the Banner Program and is seeking to honor our local Veterans and those currently serving in the United States Armed Forces.
The Banner Program Phase II will continue to recognize those Veterans (living and deceased) and Active Duty Military personnel who live or have lived in Scotch Plains or Fanwood. Banners for those who were a part of Phase I will be put up again in May and banners for those who are in Phase II will be added. Also, please note that we cannot honor any requests to place a banner in a particular location.
This is will be the final chance to participate in the Banner Program.
Individuals are eligible to participate if they are serving or have served in any one of the following branches of the United States Armed Forces:
APPLICANTS MUST ALSO MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
In Phase II, the program will be limited to the first 100 applicants who meet the eligibility requirements. This will be the final chance to participate in the Banner Program. The Township of Scotch Plains and the Borough of Fanwood reserve the right to remove a banner for any reason.
Click here to download the application form.
Please complete the SPF Hometown Heroes Application and return no later than March 31, 2019.
Cost to Participate
The fee for a banner is $125.00 in order to cover the costs of the banner and bracket. If you have a hardship and cannot afford the fee, please contact Elaine. We do not want to turn away any Veteran.
Please submit a check, payable to St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church (put Hometown Heroes in memo line) and mail to: Elaine Coupe, St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church, 2032 Westfield Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076. To keep updated on information on when the banners will go up and to access a map of their placement, go to www.stbcommunityoutreach.com and click on the “Hometown Heroes” tab.
For more information, contact Elaine at (908) 322-5192, Ext 141 or by email at SPFheroes@gmail.com.
Thank you for your service!