Fishers Honors

Veterans Day

On Thursday, November 11, Mayor Fadness and city staff invite residents to a Veterans Day Ceremony featuring keynote speaker U.S. Senator Todd Young (USMC) at 10 a.m. Due to the weather forecast, the ceremony will be moved indoors to the Fishers YMCA (9012 E. 126th St.). Masks are recommended for individuals who are not vaccinated. 

This ceremony is free and open to the public. A live stream will be provided on the Fishers Magazine Facebook page

Honor a Local Hero

Veteran Light Pole Banners

The City of Fishers recognizes our local heroes through the light pole banner program, which honors veterans and active duty servicemembers with banners on display around the Nickel Plate District.

During this introductory period of the program, all cost of the banners will be covered by the City. Honor a local hero on a pole banner by completing this form. The new batch of pole banners will be installed in spring of 2021.

For questions or help digitizing/scanning physical photos, contact Mackenzie Poole, Community Engagement Coordinator, by email or at 317-595-3151.

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Purchase an Engraved Brick Paver

Honor a hero by purchasing an Engraved Brick Paver, which will become a permanent addition to the Liberty Plaza walkway. 8" x 4" and 8" x 8" pavers are available. Order a paver. 

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Meet Our Local Heroes

Take a walk around the Central Green and Nickel Plate District Amphitheater to see the new light pole banners honoring local veterans and active duty servicemembers in the Fishers community. Meet our local heroes.

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Fishers Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

The City of Fishers is raising funds to create the Fishers Gold Star Families Memorial Monument on the Central Green in front of City Hall to honor the survivors of veterans who gave the greatest sacrifice for this country and our freedom. The City hopes to raise $60,000 to complete this project. Please consider donating to this important cause.  Learn more.

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Join the City of Fishers in celebrating National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29 to recognize veterans and their families who served during the Vietnam War period.

The City of Fishers is a proud Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration. To learn more about the Commemoration, please visit

Fishers Memorial Day Ceremony

The City of Fishers honors the service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom every Memorial Day.

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Veteran Contact List

The City of Fishers is proud to host several events to honor local service members throughout the year. The City is building its contact list of local veterans to ensure communication about these events. 

Veterans are encouraged to complete this form to be added to the contact list.  


Hometown Help for Heroes

The Hometown Help for Heroes initiative marshals the community's public and private resources to alleviate some of the practical burdens that families of a deployed head of household will face. 

Fishers Department of Public Works (DPW) manages the program, which offers families with deployed head of households services including driveway and sidewalk snow removal and lawn mowing and trimming services during the summer months. 

All families that meet the program requirements are encouraged to submit an application.

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Korean War Armistice Day

The City of Fishers proclaimed July 27, 2019 as Korean War Armistice Day. See the proclamation.