Rogers looks to verify veteran names for memorial

The city of Rogers is looking to verify a list of names for accuracy in an attempt to honor those community members who served in the military during a time of conflict.

The list is found at www.veterans.cityofrogers.org. The qualifying criteria are anyone whose home town was Rogers or Hassan Township at the time they served in conflict; the hope is to honor these veterans on a memorial wall. The memorial will list the branch of service and conflict they were in at no cost to be listed. Names to be considered for the opening installation must be received by Feb. 28.

For all living veterans a consent form will need to be filled out and submitted to the City of Rogers.

For deceased veterans or corrections to the list, provide the city of Rogers with a Veterans name, branch of service, and conflict, also please remember to make clear if they perished at war or not.

Consent forms are available online www.ci.rogers.mn.us or from Rogers Public Works. Forms can be submitted via mail: Rogers Veterans Memorial Wall, 22350 South Diamond Lake Road, Rogers, MN 55374, email: mbauer@ci.rogers.mn.us or fax 763-428-1033. Call Mike Bauer with the City of Rogers at 763-428-0974 with any questions, phone submissions cannot be accepted.

To support the Veterans memorial, mail in one of the donation brochures with all the information in the blanks and make sure to leave contact information so the city can follow up if there are any questions. The donation brochures can be found in any of the city of Rogers public buildings and on the city of Rogers website.

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