"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." ~Joseph Campbell
Two special Memorial Day Services will be held on Saturday, May 26th at Hero Street (1st Avenue and 2nd Street) in Silvis, Illinois.
At 10:45 a.m. until 11:55 a.m. at the Hero Street Memorial Monument, located on the corner of 1st Avenue and Hero Street in Silvis, Illinois the first service of the day will feature speakers East Moline Mayor Reggie Freeman, Command Sgt. Maj. Richard K. Johnson of First Army, Rock Island Arsenal, and Ernest Manrrique. A 21-gun salute and taps will be presented. For more information about this free and open to the public service, visit https://herostreetusa.org/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
At noon until 12:45 p.m. at Hero Street Memorial Park, located on Hero Street, the second Memorial Day Service of the day will commence with speaker Col. Kenneth J. Tauke. For more information about this free and open to the public service, call 309-792-9181.