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Veterans’ Memorial

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Best Veterans Day Events In Chicago

For the men and women who fought to defend American freedom and the civil liberties we enjoy, these special events are in honor and appreciation of their service, and in grateful remembrance of veterans who gave their lives for our country.


Volunteers from the Home Depot in Homer Glen gave Phyllis Powell's home a landscaping makeover to thank her for maintaining Crest Hill's veterans' memorial. (Credit: CBS)

Volunteers Give Landscaping Makeover To Woman Who Maintains Veterans’ Memorial

A Crest Hill woman who 25 years ago knocked on doors and gathered names for what would become the town’s veterans’ memorial is receiving a thank you today.